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BAROCOCO

BAROCOCO

BAROCOCO

Happenstance Theater
October 25 – November 11

“Polished to an aristocratic shine…” – Washington Post

“A pastel of frothy fun…had the audience howling…” – DC Metro Theatre Arts

“A feast of physical comedy…timeless entertainment…” – DC Theatre Scene

“This is one high-quality costume drama…The final moments of the show perfectly marry both physical comedy and political tragedy in a way only an established Washington-based company can.” – Washington City Paper

In this collaboratively devised ensemble work, Happenstance Theater portrays oblivious entitlement on the brink of extinction. We take a physical comedy dive into the late Baroque. We flaunt 18th century finery, wigs, panniers, gestural styling, elaborate ornamentation and the excesses of Rococo. We navigate the dangerous curves of manners and the Age of Enlightenment from the exquisite to the revolting. What fun we will have puncturing one percent pomposity!

Featuring Mark Jaster, Sabrina Mandell, Gwen Grastorf, Caleb Jaster, Sarah Olmsted Thomas, and Alex Vernon.

Event Contact

410-752-8558

Event Details

Thursday, October 25, 2018, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Friday, October 26, 2018, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Saturday, October 27, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Saturday, October 27, 2018, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Sunday, October 28, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Friday, November 2, 2018, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Saturday, November 3, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Saturday, November 3, 2018, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Sunday, November 4, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Friday, November 9, 2018, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Saturday, November 10, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Saturday, November 10, 2018, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Sunday, November 11, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Prices: – Array
410-752-8558

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