Tuesday, June 30, 2015

4615 Theater Company Presents In Repertory, Twelfth Night & 'Tis Pity She's a Whore

From our friends at 4615 Theater Company...

4615 Theater Company is thrilled to be taking on its most exciting challenge yet, doing two shows in repertory: Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, and John Ford’s ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore. This dual production will be directed by Artistic Director Jordan Friend.
About the Shows:
Twelfth Night - Shakespeare’s complex and fascinating comedy takes place on the island of Illyria, where Viola, a young woman separated from her brother in a shipwreck, washes up on shore, and disguises herself as a man to enter the service of Duke Orsino. She soon finds herself in a confused love triangle between herself, the Duke, and the countess, Olivia, pushed in unexpected directions by the antics of the raucous Sir Toby Belch and his crew of mischief-makers. Our production will feature enough live music and dance to practically consider it a musical.

'Tis Pity She's a Whore - One of the most controversial plays in the English language, John Ford’s darkly funny Jacobean tragedy is beyond its time in many ways. Giovanni and Annabella, a pair of siblings, find themselves both hopelessly in love...with one another. The play follows their doomed romance, and the disaster left in its wake, leading to perhaps the bloodiest and most shocking ending in Jacobean or Elizabethan drama.

Performance Schedule
July 10 - Twelfth Night at 7:30 PM

July 11 - Twelfth Night at 2 PM
'Tis Pity at 7:30 PM

July 12 - 'Tis Pity at 7:30 PM

July 17 - 'Tis Pity at 7:30 PM

July 18 - Twelfth Night at 2 PM
'Tis Pity at 7:30 PM

July 19 - Twelfth Night at 7:30 PM

July 24 - 'Tis Pity at 7:30 PM

July 25 - Twelfth Night at 2 PM
'Tis Pity at 7:30 PM

July 26 - Twelfth Night at 7:30 PM

Click here to purchase tickets for Twelfth Night.

Click here to purchase tickets for 'Tis Pity She's a Whore.

About 4615 Theater Company:
4615 Theater Company began in the summer of 2013, when a group of ambitious young actors and designers created a unique and inventive staging of John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi, set in multiple rooms and outdoor areas of a suburban home. The show was wildly successful, even earning a story in the Washington Post. Director Jordan Friend found the process so fulfilling that he decided to officially establish the group as a “nomadic” theater company, dedicated to producing site-specific shows. We’ve taken on the name 4615 Theater Company, after the address of the house where it all began.

4615’s mission is to reinvigorate classic pieces with innovative staging, showcase exciting new material, and give young artists a space to collaborate and push the boundaries of conventional theatre. “We’re making theater where and how you least expect it,” said Friend, “We also willingly bite off more than we can chew... and I, for one, think that’s what makes us special”.