Protest, Political Drama From Former Czech President
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The last date listed for Protest was Sunday December 15, 2013 / 2:00pm.
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The international cast was brilliant, with a man and a woman doubling each of the two dialectically opposed characters in an ingenious space, the audience seated at cafe tables provided with candles, tiny tankards of lager, and nuts, and the...continued
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“This production argues forcefully for theatres in Washington (and elsewhere) to continue to plumb the depths of Havel’s work … the strategy of doubling of the cast enables us to see more clearly the inner conflicts of the characters Havel treats so compassionately. May we never live in times where plays like this become a necessity; but may we always live in times when Havel’s plays have an essential role in our ongoing examination of the human condition.” -"broadwayworld.com ":http://www.broadwayworld.com/washington-dc/article/BWW-Reviews-Ambassador-Theaters-PROTEST-Shows-Havels-Enduring-Lessons-20131122-page2
“Humphries executes the innovation via simultaneous recitation at various points and through the continuation of dialogue begun by Stanek/Vanek in one study by Stankova/Vankova in the other. In some of the tenser, more reflective moments, the pairs cross paths and inhabit each other’s spaces. The intriguing treatment results in the feeling of watching two plays at once.” -mdtheatreguide.com
This show is recommended for mature audiences.