Spring Main Stage 2020: MARIE ANTOINETTE by David Adjmi
LEWIS & CLARK THEATRE DEPARTMENT PRESENTS:
SPRING 2020 MAIN STAGE PRODUCTION OF
by David Adjmi
Directed by Associate Professor Rebecca Lingafelter
ABOUT THE PLAY:
Marie Antoinette by David Adjmi is a riotous and sharply written play about the monstrous things people do in gilded cages. The play employs historical fact as well as the cultural mythology of Marie Antoinette to paint the portrait of a woman who is both elevated and held captive by her gender, circumstance and historic moment. The play re-imagines the possibilities present for the Queen of France as she navigates her personal pleasure, her family’s peril and her larger political and social responsibilities. The Lewis & Clark Theatre Department production will draw out resonances with our current time; highlighting our complicity in perpetuating a culture that puts celebrities, and women in particular, onto pedestals defined by beauty, fashion and sexuality. The production will also explore the rumblings of revolution that are just underneath the surface of our attempt to be picture perfect, and the violent repercussions of ignoring the suffering of many for the pleasure and comfort of a few.
Fir Acres Theatre Main Stage
Friday and Saturday, March 6 & 7 – 7:30pm
Sunday, March 8 – 2:00pm Matinee
Thursday, and Saturday, March 12 and 14 – 7:30pm
*Friday, March 13 – 7:30pm
*This performance is open to Gender Studies Symposium participants only.
Click HERE for Symposium schedule and ticket details.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE HERE beginning January 27, 2020
PHYSICAL BOX OFFICE in Fir Acres Theatre
Tickets can also be purchased (cash only) at our box office, Monday through Friday, 1:00-5:00pm, and one hour before performances beginning March 2. Phone reservations for non-campus ticket purchasers only (503-768-7495).
$15 General Admission
$10 L&C Faculty/Staff/Alums, Sr. Citizens, Non L&C Students
$5 L&C Students
$8 Groups of 10 or more
QUESTIONS: firstname.lastname@example.org, 503-768-7491