The Two-Character Play: Tennessee Williams' Deeply Personal Tragicomedy
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Shakespeare saved his best for last: his final play, The Tempest, is his most magical and engrossing tale. It follows the adventures of Prospero, an exiled duke who lives as the master of an enchanted isle abounding with fantastical creatures, mystery, music and romance. When a shipwreck delivers Prospero's enemies to the island, the plot thickens as his beloved daughter falls for one of the castaways. Bring a lawn chair and a picnic basket and enjoy this outdoor production from the Olney Theatre Center at the Root Family Stage. In celebration of the 65th anniversary of the National Players -- OTC's touring company of young professional actors -- celebrated National Player "veterans" will compose half the cast while current company members will take the younger roles. See event description for more details. Learn More
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Featured review from Goldstar MemberRed Velvet
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I expected Spooky Action to do a great job, and they did, in every way - acting, production, down to the smallest detail. I didn't love the play, but it was better than we expected, and the excellent acting held our interest. special kudos for the sound and lighting.
By Tennessee Williams
Directed by Richard Henrich
Cast: Lee Mikeska Gardner (Clare) and David Bryan Jackson (Felice)
Designers: J. D Madsen (set), Brian Allard (lighting), David Crandall (sound), Kimberly Parkman (costumes), Deb Crerie (set pieces), Palla Bane (props), Betsy Muller (scenic painting)
About the Ticket Supplier: Spooky Action TheaterSpooky Action Theater (SAT) is a dynamic, young theater company in Washington, DC. We designed and built a versatile performance space that accommodates multiple seating and staging configurations. Movable walls and audience risers enable us to approach each production with a fresh perspective.
Albert Einstein coined the term spooky action at a distance to describe a bit of quantum mechanics even he found incredible: two particles can become entangled such that, forever after, a change in one is matched by instant change in the other, no matter what the distance between them. Spooky action happens when actors provide a bare framework to be fleshed out by the imagination of the audience, creating the world and action of the play.