TTC presents The Wild Party
The Theater Company of Hoboken presents THE WILD PARTY
Book by: George C. Wolfe & Michael John LaChiusa
Music and Lyrics by: Michael John LaChiusa
Based on the poem by: Joseph Moncure March
Directed by: Jenny Fersch
Musical direction by: Daniel Lepek
Choreography by: Coleen Rand
Queenie, a vaudeville chorine, hosts the blow-out of the title with her vicious lover, a vaudevillian clown. The guests are a vivid collection of the unruly and the undone:
Queenie's conniving rival; a cocaine-sniffing bisexual playboy; a washed-up boxer; a black brother act; a diva of indeterminate age and infinite life experience; the fresh-off-the-farm ingénue whose naïveté quickly evaporates; a lesbian actress and her comatose girlfriend; and the bargain basement Valentino who catches Queenie's roving eye.
The jazz and gin soaked party rages to a mounting sense of threat as artifice and illusion are stripped away. When midnight debauchery leads to tragedy at dawn, the high-flying characters land with a sobering thud, reminding us that no party lasts forever. MATURE SUBJECT MATTER - may be inappropriate for younger audiences.
Presented in the Monroe Theatrespace, on the 2nd floor of the Monroe Center for the Arts, 720 Monroe Street, Hoboken, NJ. Free parking available behind the Center at 7th and Jackson Streets, and only one block from the Congress Street/9th Street Hoboken Light Rail station.
Monroe Center for the Arts (View)
720 Monroe Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|