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The New Stage Theatre Company updates Arrabal's tale of Lais' dazzling and bizarre journey in this mesmeric production directed by Ildiko Nemeth, with video projection designers Laia Cabrera and Isabelle Duverger. Through a carefully crafted imaginary, the play depict some of the ways that today's culture - celebrity-obsessed to an unprecedented degree - and the preponderance of certain primal behaviors within that culture, may inform the audience's interpretation of Arrabal's premise. Garden of Delights showcases the vivid and surrealist imagination of controversial Spanish playwright... (more)
Scraping back the detritus of conformity, aborted dreams, and superficial survival. The script is not mine, I borrowed it from one of the many plays performed in front of me, in books, movies, and in the grand stage of the home of my youth. Foreshortened future, that was a symptom, all hope sterilized, no will to think that tomorrow is a viable possibility. With no tomorrow available in my mind, I grabbed anything available, not my dreams, I possessed not the capability to birth those; but dreams birthed by other souls, who fate bestowed with that capability. I took hold of the dream of a family.... (more)
The Third Act – Conformance: The career job. You marry a beautiful spouse, raising a trophy family and joining the establishment, becoming one of those very people who admonished you as a child and asked you to “behave.” You realize that the only way to accumulate wealth is to play along and become Organizational Man. Do not challenge but be politically correct. The system has worked from time immemorial, so why change it? A house in the suburbs, a cottage, and money in the bank is as far as you can see. No more looking in the mirror again.
The Fourth Act –... (more)
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