Time-Skipping Religious Romp Passion Play From Tony Winner Sarah Ruhl
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The last date listed for Passion Play was Sunday March 16, 2014 / 2:00pm.
Currently at Odyssey Theatre
- Full Price:
- $25 - $34
- Our Price:
- $15 - $24
Nobel Prize-winning Irish playwright Samuel Beckett is at his absurdist, allegorical best in this… More
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It was a painful, three hours long experience. Why anybody thought that this 'play' was worth producing is a mystery. Interspersed with images of the traditional passion play we saw people of the community who enacted the play and their various...continued
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“There’s much to enjoy and admire in a production that is passionately committed to one of the American theater’s most inventive dramatists, a writer who knows that all the world is a stage and loves nothing more than peering behind the curtain for an impromptu view.” -Los Angeles Times
“Bart DeLorenzo’s staging of this wonderful ensemble underscores Ruhl’s connections of Christianity’s creation myth to sibling rivalries through the ages, and to the reasons wars are fought … There, no more war, the soldier says, apprehensively. Not quite, the Idiot says. The moment is a small ruby, like so many moments marbling this entrancing production.” -LA Weekly
“This is an epic play, filled with a good deal of symbolism, poetry and humor. There are internal struggles of sexuality, identity and faith, and with a running time of nearly three hours, it never feels overwrought or excessive. Director Bart DeLorenzo pulls together three completely different styles in a beautiful way.” -LifeInLA.com
“DeLorenzo stages the kaleidoscopic goings on with his usual insightful and visually dynamic flair … ensemble work is powerful and strikingly versatile.” -Stage and Cinema
“_Passion Play _is an excellent and memorable production, well worth the time of any theatre lover.” -_Talkin’ Broadway _* *
“[This] long-awaited Los Angeles premiere under the steady hand of director Bart DeLorenzo offers a welcome introduction to this cauldron boiling over with intriguing ideas and sure theatrical instincts.” -Hollywood Reporter
“A wonderfully-realized and engaging production.” —BlogCritics
“Not only is the writing genius, but the acting by the entire cast is mesmerizing.” —LaLaScoop
Written by Sarah Ruhl
Directed by Bart DeLorenzo
Running time is two hours and 50 minutes, with one intermission.