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MADENUSA

Gente de Teatro - Madenusa

Gente de Teatro

MADENUSA

Gente de Teatro brings back MADENUSA by Argentine playwright Claudia Soroka

A year before its silver anniversary, and after a highly acclaimed première at Rice University, Gente de Teatro brings back to the stage Madenusa by Argentine playwright Claudia Soroka.  The author has created an amusing piece, fresh and engaging, highlighting the experience of the immigrant and delving into the intricacies of adjusting to a different culture.   

In an attempt to restart a life that had been interrupted, this time Mabel and Osvaldo, long-time residents of the USA, have invited “la Yoli” and “el Negro”* to come from Argentina for a visit. What happens when the world one left behind is suddenly back?

*Commonly used Argentine term of endearment Read more

The Dead Eye Boy

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Dirt Dogs Theatre Co.

The Dead Eye Boy

BY ANGUS MACLACHLAN, DIRECTED BY BONNIE HEWETT, REGIONAL PREMIERE

Shirley-Diane sees her teenage son, Soren, as a painful reminder of her past. Her ex-con boyfriend, Billy, sees Soren as a reflection of his own childhood. As Billy tries to help the troubled boy, the dysfunction of hard-core addiction and manipulation blur the lines of control and love between the three. The Dead Eye Boy playwright, Angus MacLachlan is the award-winning of screenwriter of the critically acclaimed film Junebug.Read more

Farragut North

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Dirt Dogs Theatre Co.

Farragut North

BY BEAU WILLIMON, DIRECTED BY MALINDA L. BECKHAM

Stephen Bellamy is a wunderkind press secretary for a tight presidential primary race who has built a career that men twice his age would envy. But Stephen’s meteoric rise falls prey to the backroom politics of more seasoned operatives. With the backdrop of the 2020 presidential election, Farragut North by House of Cards creator Beau Willimon, is a timely story about the lust for power and the price one will pay to achieve it.Read more

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