Sextet: An Ensemble Play About Seduction and Betrayal
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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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Phenomenal and inspiring ideas... but the play was really kind of pointless. Beautiful writing and stringing of words together, but what was it about? Betrayal, yes. But there was little to no seduction. It was more about three different stories...continued
A World Premiere
Written by Tommy Smith
Directed by Roger Benington
Roger Benington, the director of Crave, Never Swim Alone, and God’s Ear, returns to Washington Ensemble Theatre to direct this world premiere choral play by 2010 Pony Fellowship recipient Tommy Smith.