Seattle Rep Premieres Pullman Porter Blues With Live Blues Music
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Contemporary slang meets 17th-century farce in The School for Lies. Adapted from Molière's The Misanthrope, playwright David Ives (Venus in Fur, All in the Timing) transforms Molière's classic into a modern satire told entirely through verse. The result is a delightfully incongruous comedy of manners that lets you peer inside the Parisian salon of Celimene, a young widow with a sharp tongue and plenty of suitors. Teresa Thuman and Ken Michels co-direct this Center Theatre production, in which a saucy siren finally meets her misanthropic match. Learn More
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The show was wonderful. It tells the tale of three generations of Pullman Porters as they work on a train. We enjoyed the story and the music. The set was impressively creative, giving the illusion of being in several of the train cars during the show. We would recommend this show.
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I was concerned the music would be like a musical (not a fan of constantly breaking into song) but instead it was a perfect amount, and used well to highlight key elements. Overall the play is a little long and at times drags on, but such an...continued
This play contains brief mature content. Parental discretion is advised.