T.S. Eliot's The Elder Statesman: Politician's Past Revealed
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The last date listed for The Elder Statesman was Sunday May 19, 2013 / 2:30pm.
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Elling is 40, suffers from autism, and has lived with his mother most of his life. Kjell is sex-crazed and simpleminded. In the whimsical comedy Elling, these two unlikely roommates must transition from an asylum to a shared apartment in Oslo, where a series of offbeat adventures unfolds. As the misfits learn to cope with life on the outside, Elling finds strength in writing poetry, his untapped literary ambition becoming a strange and moving pathway to leading a normal life. Produced by the acclaimed Washington Stage Guild, Elling is a stage adaptation of a series of novels by the internationally renowned Norwegian author Ingvar Ambjornsen. A movie version of this material was nominated for the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 2002. Learn More
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Quotes & Highlights
“plenty of moments of humor … the success of the Stage Guild production lies in its straightforward presentation of an often brilliant text, and its strong cast … a production so good you’d wish there was more Eliot they could put on.” —MD Theatre Guide
“sparkling banter along the way, in verse that’s light, conversational, and often—as when rest-home matron Lynn Steinmetz positively bellows ‘peace and quiet is our raison d’etre’”—pretty funny in Bill Largess’ nimble mounting.” —City Paper
About the Ticket Supplier: Washington Stage Guild
The Washington Stage Guild produces eloquent plays of idea and argument, passion and wit – plays from all periods of world drama enacted by a classical ensemble with a contemporary sensibility – rare plays, well done!