Island of Brilliance: The Bond Between Sisters Drives this Poignant Family Drama
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The last date listed for Island of Brilliance was Friday January 14, 2011 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Pacific Resident Theatre:
- Full Price:
- $25.00 - $30.00
- Our Price:
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Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard, his final and perhaps greatest play, is still as relevant today, with its treatment of mortgage and debt and a changing socioeconomic climate, as it was when it opened at the Moscow Art Theatre in 1904. A cherry orchard, holding years of family memories within its blossoms and branches, is the pride and joy of the owners of an estate. However, it's about to be sold at auction unless delinquent property taxes are paid -- but no one seems to be willing able to grasp the gravity of the situation. Learn More
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Run, don't walk to this fantastic show!!! If I could have rated it higher, I would have! Acting is superb, with Ava Bogle as Emily, and Jill Renner as Evie. I can't remember when I last saw such emotional, and keenly poignant performances....continued
Quotes & Highlights
“…it’s a pleasure to watch the oft-told tale of a brainy outcast told from a fresh, female perspective” —Backstage
Pacific Resident Theatre presents
A Second Stage Production:
The West Coast Premiere of Dawn O’Leary’s
Island of Brilliance
Alley Mills and Orson Bean
Island of Brilliance revolves around Evie, a unique young high school student who displays unusual honesty and generosity. When her older sister (who has an IQ of forty) begins reciting poetry, her life is disrupted in a complex series of events that shape Evie’s future.
Ava Bogle, Nancy Linehan Charles,
Mary Jane, William Lithgow, Jill Marie Renner,
Kevin Railsback and Norm Skaggs
About the Ticket Supplier: Pacific Resident Theatre
Based in Venice, California, Pacific Resident Theatre is a company founded by actors and dedicated to producing the classics, rarely performed plays, and the works of new writers.
During the last 25 years, PRT has won over 200 theater awards including the prestigious Margaret Hartford Award for continuous achievement in the small theater arena.