Aquila Theatre stages an exciting new production of Nobel Laureate Luigi Pirandello’s most famous drama - a surrealist play that dares to ask fundamental questions about the very nature of art and entertainment, blurring the lines between reality and artifice.
“Combining intellect with raw emotion and remaining highly influential.” -London Telegraph
Just as the Dublin audience at Synge's premiere of Playboy of the Western World rioted, the crowds in Rome erupted in cries of “manicomio!” (“madhouse!”) during the first performance of Six Characters in Search of an Author in 1921. Yet, the piece went on to be considered a groundbreaking work and one of the most important plays of the twentieth century.
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An Aquila Theatre Ticket Package is available for those who wish to see both Six Characters in Search of an Author and A Midsummer Night's Dream. Click here to purchase the 2-Pack and attend each production.
Photo at right by Renato Rotolo. Pictured left to right, Danny Seldon, Sarah Amankwah, Owen Young, Claire Cordier.