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A Dream Within A Dream: Madness
Torpedo Factory Arts Center
Alexandria, VA
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A Dream Within A Dream: Madness
September 7, 2016 - October 31, 2016

Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA 22314

Local production company (Through the 4th Wall) has been commissioned by the Torpedo Factory Artists' Association (http://www.torpedofactoryartists.com/) to stage the next evolution of their award-winning original immersive play-- "A Dream Within A Dream: Madness."

This is a first of its kind project at the Torpedo Factory, the anchor establishment of Old Town, Alexandria's Potomac Waterfront for the last 42 years.

Have you ever been so taken with a stunning film, play or painting, or maybe read a great book and thought, "I wish I could live in that that world, even just for a minute?"

Get ready...

"A Dream Within A Dream: Madness" is a highly interactive, immersive theatrical production. It is a surreal interpretation of the life, works and mad genius of Edgar Allan Poe, as seen through the lens of the characters in his works and the people in his life.

By leveraging theater, film, music, dance, art and light design, the audience will be transported from present day into a completely different world: The twisted psyche of Edgar Allan Poe.

Story:
The year is 1849 and since the death of his wife Virginia, the brilliant writer Edgar Allan Poe has become increasingly unhinged... He has been seen all over the city, seemingly disoriented, possibly inebriated, often reciting passages from his darkest of works-- and always still searching for his beloved Virginia.

As you cross the threshold and become immersed within his stories, the characters will come to life around you. As the lines between waking and dreaming, reality and imagination, sanity and madness become blurred, so will your perceptions of the man. Experiencing his mind from this unique perspective will change the way you look at Poe and his works, forever.

IMPORTANT:
* Senior Discount. For 60 and over. CODE: Senior  
(Then press "Show Available Tickets" button.)
* Student Discount. Must show valid school ID upon entry. CODE: Students  
(Then press "Show Available Tickets" button.)
* For Directions, Parking, Etc. Please go to: http://torpedofactory.org/visit/
* All ticket sales are final and non-refundable.
* Wear comfortable shoes and be prepared to stand and walk throughout three (3) floors of the Torpedo Factory for almost 90 minutes.
* Suggested age is 16 and above.
* There is a cash bar where alcoholic (and non-alcoholic) drinks are served. Patrons drinking alcohol MUST show valid ID (21 years old).
* Performances begin promptly. There is no late admittance, nor are refunds given for late arrivals or missed performances. House opens 15 minutes before performance begins. Don't risk missing the show, come early!
* Wheelchair accessibility for the show may be possible. For details, please contact: doug@throughthe4thwall.com

Location

Torpedo Factory Arts Center (View)
105 N Union Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States

Categories

Arts > Dance
Arts > Literary
Arts > Theatre

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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