View site in English, Español, or Français
The fair-trade ticketing company.
Sign Me Up!  |  Log In
 
Find An Event Create Your Event Help
 
Prelude to a Kiss
12th Ave Arts Mainstage
Seattle, WA
Share this event:
Get Tickets
There are no active dates for this event.





Event

Prelude to a Kiss
"PRELUDE TO A KISS" AT
STRAWBERRY THEATRE WORKSHOP

Playwright Craig Lucas' fable of 'for better or for worse'
features MJ Sieber, Anastasia Higham, and Galen Joseph Osier
in a bizarre love triangle.


Jay Irwin, Broadway World: "Sieber and Higham demonstrate some delectable chemistry together that they manage to turn off in an instant once Rita becomes someone else. But then that chemistry seems instantly transferred over to Sieber and Osier, but in a wonderfully strained and awkward way making the moments between all of them resonate with honesty and realism."

Dusty Somers, City Arts: "Siebers brain seems to jolt with a power surge, delight colliding with despair and rendering him helpless. Higham plays her turnabouts more quietly, the wry puncturing of Peters foibles from their early relationship turning colder and meaner. Both actors are a pleasure to watch."

Directed by Greg Carter, Prelude to a Kiss is Craig Lucas' most popular play; it was nominated for both a Tony Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1990; it was made into a film featuring Meg Ryan and Alec Baldwin in 1992. The story centers around a newlywed husband (Sieber), who has to consider whether his beautiful young wife (Higham) has changed bodies with a terminally ill septuagenarian (Osier) on their honeymoon.

After careful deliberation, Strawberry Theatre Workshop elected to change its fall production Prelude from Reckless, an earlier play by Lucas that potentially had hurtful impact for Deaf and Disabled communities. (Details about that decision16 days before Openingare on the company website at strawshop.org/prelude.html.  The new title features the same core artistic team behind Reckless and was ready for a Sep-8 opening at 12th Ave Arts.  

Like Reckless, Prelude is a comic fantasy that serves as an allegory for deeper issues. In Reckless, Rachel was stripped of her privilege and thrown into a world of unpredictability that represented the world of homelessness and addiction. In Prelude, Peter must discover if his love for his partner transcends the sudden loss of physical beauty and vitality.  It was written as a response to the ravages of AIDS.


Listing Information

Title: Prelude to a Kiss
Written by: Craig Lucas
Directed by: Greg Carter
Performed by: MJ Sieber, Anastasia Higham, Galen Joseph Osier, Ray Tagavilla, Marianna de Fazio, Brandon Felker, Rachel Guyer-Mafune
Designed by: Craig Wollam, Adam Zopfi Hulse, Greg Carter, Evan Price

Opens: Saturday, September 8, 2018
Plays: Thu-Fri-Sat and Mon, 7:30 pm
NO PERFORMANCE MONDAY SEPTEMBER 10

Venue: Mainstage Theatre at 12th Ave Arts
Address: 1620 12th Ave, Capitol Hill, Seattle
Ticket Prices: $36 General, $24 Mondays
Phone Sales: 1-800-838-3006
Online Sales: strawshop.bpt.me

READ MORE AT: www.strawshop.org

Location

12th Ave Arts Mainstage (View)
1620 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
United States


Categories

Arts > Theatre

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

Contact

Owner: Strawberry Theatre Workshop
On BPT Since: May 28, 2004
 
Greg Carter
206-427-5207
promo@strawshop.org...
www.strawshop.org/reckless...
 


Contact us
Email
support@brownpapertickets.com
24/7 Customer Service
1-800-838-3006 US, Canada, Puerto Rico
Resources
Careers
Press
Developers
Help
Ticket Buyers
Track Your Order
Browse Events
Locations
Event Producers
Create an Event
Pricing
Services
Buy Pre-Printed Tickets
The Venue List
Find out about local events
Get daily or weekly email notifications of new and discounted events in your neighborhood.
Sign up for local events
Connect with us
Follow us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Watch us on YouTube
Read our blog
Get to know us
Use of this service is subject to the Terms of Usage, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy of Brown Paper Tickets. All rights reserved. © 2000-2018 Mobile EN ES FR