Directed by Laura Jones
April 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 8 p.m., April 26, 2 p.m.
In its millennium retrospective of the major literary influences contributing to our modern sensibilities. TIME Magazine named Luigi Pirandello’s Six Characters in Search of an Author the most significant play of the 20th Century! As a stage director tries to conduct a routine rehearsal with a company of actors and technicians, they are interrupted by the arrival of six characters insisting that their story – not the one on the boards – be shown and told to the audience. Not only drama by burdening one of the first writers to exaggerate the stereotypes of domestic drama by burdening them with such self-awareness, his seminal work explores the gaps between appearance and reality as well as form and content in an existential world where the tragic and comic coexist as points of view.