FAMINE PLAYS by Richard Caliban at Theatre of NOTE
THE APOCALYPSE CONTINUES
Theatre of NOTE presents FAMINE PLAYS June 29-August 4, 2007.
PICK OF THE WEEK - LA Weekly; CRITIC'S CHOICE - LA City Beat; RECOMMENDED - LAist
Richard Caliban's FAMINE PLAYS is the 3rd production in Theatre of NOTE's five-play "Apocalyptic Season".
by Richard Caliban
directed by Amanda McRaven
with Michelle Hilyard, Phinneas Kiyomura, Judith Ann Levitt, John MacKane, Monroe Makowsky, Mandi Moss, Trevor H. Olsen, Julia Prud'homme, Camden Toy
FAMINE PLAYS is not a one-act series. In the tradition of Mother Courage and Endgame, Caliban tells the endgame of survival in America. Nine characters are adrift in the desert that has become America: a mother, an orphan, a daughter, a husband and wife, a bus company employee, a wayward son, a business man, and a loner. With social divisions erased and the definition of "being American" meaningless, each character struggles against starvation and loneliness with either violence, denial, continual movement, or stasis. As each journeys across the country, their stories collide and the connections are as arbitrary as the new weather systems -- finding another human can mean death as easily as it does partnership. Ultimately, there is perhaps hope, if the humans left can muster the strength and the desire...
Show runs Friday, June 29 through Saturday, August 4
Gala Opening, Saturday, June 30 â¢ $25
Thursdays - Saturdays â¢ 8PM â¢ $18
Theatre of NOTE
1517 Cahuenga Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028
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