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Miraculously retaining its comic timing and timeless wit more than a century later, Jerome K. Jerome's Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog) was originally published as a hilarious novel in 1889. Written as a travelogue, the lively story tells of three young men -- and a devoted terrier named Montmorency (played here by ... well, not a dog) -- on a boating holiday that quickly devolves into a series of absurd misadventures. Directed by Derek Goldman, this adaptation brings to life one of the funniest novels of all time in a must-see show. Learn More
The Pajama Men: In the Middle of No One
Created & Performed by The Pajama Men
AKA Shenoah Allen & Mark Chavez
Music by Kevin Hume
December 11 to January 6, 2013
The Pajama Men come to Woolly with their stand-up/sketch comedy/physical theatre extravaganza, In The Middle of No One. A delightfully silly comedy thriller about love, alien abduction, and the spirit of adventure, the show captures The Pajama Men’s trademark style of blink-of-an-eye character switches and plot twists, underscored with unflinching joke telling.
You for Me for You
World Premiere by Mia Chung
Directed by Yury Urnov
In Association with Ma-Yi Theater Company
Now through December 2, 2012
A moving comic fantasy about two North Korean sisters who, facing starvation at the hands of a dizzyingly corrupt regime, make a bargain with a smuggler to flee to the United States. When one of the sisters is too weak to make the treacherous crossing, the other sister makes a promise to race across time and space to save her. With deep heart and surprising humor, You for Me for You both delves into our imagined picture of North Korea and subverts the American fantasy of the immigrant experience.
By Danai Gurira
Directed by Michael John Garcés
February 11 to March 10, 2013
Obie Award-winner Danai Gurira returns to Woolly with her rich, unflinching and compassionate new play. Set amid the colonial scramble for Southern Africa in 1895, the play follows Jekesai, a young girl who escapes a forced marriage in her native village and lands in a Westernized household where Africans are pitted against each other over the arrival of Christianity.
Created and performed by Mike Daisey
Directed by Jean-Michele Gregory
March 19 to April 14, 2013
Mike Daisey shows us a distinctly American vision of utopia — how we create civic spaces for ourselves in which we act out our dreams of a better world. Daisey takes us everywhere to pursue the story: from Disney World and its theme park perfection, to the drug-fueled anarchic excesses of Burning Man, from the Masonic underpinnings of our nation’s capitol, to Zuccotti Park, where in the unlikeliest place a new movement gets born. Gunplay, giant glittery dildos, police actions, and secret Freemason underwear come together to tell the history of our American dream.
Stupid Fucking Bird
World Premiere by Aaron Posner
Sort of adapted from The Seagull by Anton Chekhov
Directed by Howard Shalwitz
May 27 to June 23, 2013
An aspiring young theatre director named Conrad struggles to get out from under the shadow of his mother, Emma, a famous actress. Meanwhile, his young muse, Nina, falls for Emma’s lover, Doyle, and everyone discovers just how disappointing love, art and growing up can be. In this contemporary and irreverent riff on Chekhov’s The Seagull, Aaron Posner transforms the famous "subtext" of the classic play into exuberant scenes and songs.
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.