Post-Armageddon Comedy Mr. Burns, a post-electric playWoolly Mammoth Theatre, Main Stage (641 D. Street, NW Washington, DC 20004)
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Helen Hayes and Barrymore Award-winning writer-director Aaron Posner (The Chosen) lands his latest world-premiere play at the always-innovative Woolly Mammoth Theatre to close out its 33rd season. Helmed by the company's artistic director Howard Shalwitz, this admittedly loose and frequently irreverent adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull follows a famous actress whose son, an aspiring theater director, wants make a name for himself on his own. But then, his muse, the lovely Nina, falls for his mother's lover, leading to all kinds of romantic and artistic disappointment. Posner turns the original play's famous subtext into scenes and songs, calling Stupid F***ing Bird "a rough-and-tumble meta-theatrical mash-up." Learn More
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I thoroughly enjoyed this but I am an admitted Simpsons fanatic and am especially fond of the episode the play centers around--Cape Feare. However, I am not sure exactly how much a non-Simpsons fan would get out of it. The acting was top notch. One complaint about the play is that I wanted to know "what the hell" happened exactly but that's my same complaint with "The Walking Dead." However, that did not deter my enjoyment of the show. Again, for Simpsons fanatics this is a must-see. Everyone else? Your life is already a failure so it's up to you...
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Featuring Woolly Mammoth Theatre Co. member Kimberly Gilbert, with Chris Genebach, Amy McWilliams, Erika Rose, Steve Rosen, Jenna Sokolowski and James Sugg. Steven Cosson directs.
This show is recommended for those age 14 and older.
The show's running time is two hours and 15 minutes, with an intermission.
About the Ticket Supplier: Woolly Mammoth Theatre Co.
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company ignites an explosive engagement between theatre artists and the community by developing, producing and promoting new plays that explore the edges of theatrical style and human experience, and by implementing new ways to use the artistry of theatre to serve the people of Greater Washington, DC.