SPLENDOUR by Abi Morgan

When
Event has passed (Fri Jun 23, 2017 - Sun Jul 23, 2017)
Where
Aurora Theatre Company
Time
2pm & 7pm
Cost
$32 - $65
Tags
Theater / Performance Arts

Description

A revolution grows violent outside the opulent presidential palace of an unnamed country. Inside, four women await the arrival of the embattled dictator: his wife, her best friend, a British journalist, and a translator. As the political tension escalates, time refracts and earlier scenes replay from different perspectives. Morgan, the award-winning British playwright and screenwriter (The Iron Lady, Suffragette), takes the audience on a breath-taking journey with a fascinating theatricality that is at once compassionate, dispassionate, and probing.

“Abi Morgan has elaborated a play of remarkable intensity and richness. Splendour gleams with ice-cool wit, glistens with the sweat of animal fear.” --Time Out

For tickets & information, call 510.843.4822 or visit auroratheatre.org

Location

location
  1. Aurora Theatre Company 2081 Addison St, Berkeley, CA