The Threepenny Opera
October 18- November 3, 2019
Book and Lyrics by Bertolt Brecht, Music by Kurt Weill, English adaptation by Marc Blitzstein.
Directed by Troy Nickerson
A time-honored and well-loved classic, this is Brecht at his best! Tackles the often arbitrary quality of human values, the ravages of post-war capitalism and the brutality invoked by a cut-throat economic system. Set in 19th-century London, this political and social satire of Weimar sensibility concerns the larger consequences when “Mack the Knife”, an infamous bandit, marries Polly Peachum, much to the irritation of her father.
Venus in Fur
November 22-December 8, 2019
by David Ives.
Directed by Josephine Keefe
At the end of a long day auditioning actresses for his new play, Thomas is less than impressed. In walks Vanda, very late, but she convinces him to give her a chance. As they perform scenes from Thomas’ play, Vanda the actor and Vanda the character gradually take control of the audition, the lines between reality and role begin to blur. Vanda is acting . . . or perhaps she sees in Thomas a masochist, one who desires fantasy in “real life” while writing fantasies for a living.
Performances are 7:30 Friday and Saturday, 2:00 Sunday.
Online ticket sales close 2 hours before showtime (call 509.838.9727 or stop by the box office for ticket availability).
**Please note: all unclaimed seats will be released for resale 5 minutes prior to the performance. While we will do our best to accommodate late-comers, we cannot guarantee that you will be able to sit in your originally purchased seat if you arrive after seats are released.
Walk-up tickets are available two hours before showtime.
STUDENT RUSH: $13 (15 minutes before the show, at the door only. One ticket per student.)
Package discounts available!
A DIFFERENT KIND OF PERFORMANCE
Stage Left presents live theater that makes you think. Our productions touch on Social, Historical, Political, Ethical or Religious topics. We want you, the audience, not only to enjoy great theater that you wouldn’t see somewhere else, but to experience the show as either a mirror or a window. Maybe you’ll see yourself in one of the characters and have a mirror to your own life, or maybe you will see the experiences of someone you know and peek through their window. No matter what, our hope is that you come away with insight to a different perspective and create some conversation!