Tony Kushner's Adaptation of 17th Century Play The Illusion
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The last date listed for The Illusion was Saturday June 16, 2012 / 2:00pm.
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Over the course of a tense parent/teacher conference, a grieving mother and an emotionally overwhelmed fifth-grade teacher engage in a fraught conversation about the recent suspension and subsequent tragedy involving Gidion. The boy may have been the victim of bullying -- or he may have been the bully. The note he left gives no clues. As the women challenge each other, they earn our compassion and a few much-needed laughs, but can they untangle the knot of questions that Gidion left behind? The enthralling discussion develops into a dramatically charged study of what happens when freedom of expression, the failure of our school systems and personal responsibility collide. Learn More
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It was so weird to us! My husband and I didn't follow it at all, and just thought it was a mish mash. If we could've, we would've walked out, but we wouldn't do that in a 1/2 empty house when we were sitting in the front. I'm so surprised it...continued
The production contains strobe light effects.