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Horton Foote's A COFFIN IN EGYPT
Quotidian Theatre at The Writer's Center
Bethesda, MD
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Horton Foote's A COFFIN IN EGYPT
Per DC Theatre Scene critic Tim Treanor, "Quotidian takes a back seat to no theater in Washington as an interpreter of Foote."

As a part of Quotidian Theatre Company's (QTC) 20th Anniversary celebration, we are including a rare play by Academy Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Horton Foote--the one-woman show A COFFIN IN EGYPT. Jane Squier Bruns, who excelled as Carrie Watts in Foote's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL and as Josie Weems in NIGHT SEASONS, now recounts a moving tale of the dramatic life of Myrtle Bledsoe, a ninety-year-old Texas widow. Directed by acclaimed Horton Foote specialist Jack Sbarbori.

November 18, 9pm TALK BACK...

There will be an after play talk back with Jane Squier Bruns, Jack Sbarbori, and Gerald C. Wood on November 18. Gerald C. Wood, distinguished professor of English Emeritus and former director of the Horton Foote Center at Carson-Newman College, edited a casebook on Foote and a collection of the writer's one-act plays. He also published Horton Foote and the Theater of Intimacy. Wood is vice-president of the Horton Foote Society.

Jane Squier Bruns is a QTC acting company member, who was previously seen in QTCs NIGHT SEASONS (Josie Weems), LETTICE AND LOVAGE (Lettice), THE VEIL (Grandy), the musical of JAMES JOYCE'S THE DEAD (Aunt Julia), THE CHERRY ORCHARD (Ranyevskaya), THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL (Carrie Watts), PYGMALION (Mrs. Higgins), and Foote's THE BEGINNING OF SUMMER (Mamie). Other favorite roles performed in many different venues through a lot of years include Amanda Wingfield in THE GLASS MENAGERIE, Anna in THE KING AND I, Kate in THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, and Desiree Armfeldt in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC.

***Patrons 30 years of age and under may attend ALL FRIDAY performances for JUST $15 using the 30&UNDER price category.***  

Prized by its patrons for its intimate stagings, QTC specializes in productions of naturalistic plays about the truth and beauty in everyday or "quotidian" life. This boutique theater caters to those who enjoy pondering--and discussing with friends after the show--the meaning of a great play. Located within walking distance of Bethesda's renowned restaurant district, there are plenty of fine places to eat and/or drink before or after the play. On Saturdays and Sundays, parking is free in the public lot directly across from the Writer's Center, where QTC is the resident theater company. QTC is easily accessible by car or Metro (red line to Bethesda stop).



Quotidian Theatre at The Writer's Center (View)
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, MD 20815
United States

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Minimum Age: 8
Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


Owner: Quotidian Theatre Company
On BPT Since: Feb 20, 2013
Quotidian Theatre Company


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