Burbage Theatre Company presents The Bald Soprano Written by Eugène Ionesco Directed by Alex Duckworth
June 19th - 28th Thursdays, Fridays, & Saturdays at 8pm Tickets $15 General Admission, $12 Seniors & Students Artists' Exchange | 50 Rolfe Square
Often called the father of the Theater of the Absurd, Eugène Ionesco wrote groundbreaking plays that are simultaneously hilarious, tragic, and profound. Now his classic one acts The Bald Soprano and The Lesson are available in an exciting new translation by Pulitzer Prize-finalist Tina Howe, noted heir of Ionesco's absurdist vision, acclaimed by Frank Rich as "one of the smartest playwrights we have." In The Bald Soprano Ionesco throws together a cast of characters including the quintessential British middle-class family the Smiths, their guests the Martins, their maid Mary, and a fire chief determined to extinguish all fires — including their hearths. It's an archetypical absurdist tale and Ionesco displays his profound take on the problems inherent in modern communication.
Burbage Theatre Company is excited to remount a production of the signature absurdist comedy. We started our company three years ago with this play and now we’re revisiting the piece with a new cast, new vision and even more silliness.
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