COVID-Classics

one-act plays for the age of quarantine

 

Released September 18

Run Time: 43 minutes
by Guillaume Apollinaire, Anton Chekhov, Luigi Pirandello, August Strindberg and Thucydides
directed by Robert Barry Fleming

Once the plague is established in a city, normal social order collapses.

Antonin Artaud (1938)

This vibrant assortment of short plays brings together tales from trailblazing writers whose creative experiments redefined the possibilities of theatre in moments of seismic change. Reimagining works by master dramatists Anton Chekhov, Luigi Pirandello, August Strindberg, and the first surrealist, Guillaume Apollinaire, this lively, eclectic collection reaches into the past and finds surprising echoes in the present.

Advisory: suggestions of violence, sexual themes, and cartoon violence.

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