Absurd Person Singular
By Alan Ayckbourn
Directed by Marty Epstein
Meet three couples in their three kitchens on the Christmas Eves of three successive years. The "lower class" but very much up and coming Hopcrofts are in their bright new, gadget filled kitchen anxiously giving a little party for their bank manager and his wife and an architect neighbor. Next there are the architect and his wife in their neglected, untidy flat. Then the bank manager and his wife are in their large, slightly modernized, old Victorian style kitchen. Running like a dark thread through the wild comedy of behind the scenes disasters at Christmas parties is the story of the advance of the Hopcrofts to material prosperity and independence and the decline of the others. In the final stages the little man is well and truly on top, with the others, literally and unnervingly, dancing to his tune.
December 1-23, 2017. Fri-Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2pm. Also Thu Dec 21 at 7:30.. Tickets: $22.
Absurd Person Singular is "wonderfully dark and full of belly laughs"
Posted: December 7, 2017.
"Solid direction by the consistently excellent Marty Epstein, and a mighty cast of terrific actors.... it's wonderfully dark, and full of belly laughs.... The supporting production team has done everything right." (Rob Spiegel for Talkin' Broadway Regional Reviews
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2nd Pay-What-You-Will for Absurd Person Singular
Posted: December 6, 2017.
A second Pay-What-You-Will performance has been added for Absurd Person Singular on Thursday, December 21. You may pay any amount you please at the theatre door. Curtain is 7:30pm.
Auditions for: Mynx & Savage
Posted: November 15, 2017.
Saturday, December 9, 2017 1-4pm
Saturday, December 16, 2017 1-4pm
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Posted: November 9, 2017.