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Marie Antoinette

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  • Written by:
    David Adjmi
  • Musical Directions by:
    Le'Mil Eiland
  • Dates:
    February 15, 2018 - February 25, 2018
  • Show Times:
    Wednesday through Saturday at 8:00 PM
    Sunday at 2:00 PM
  • Location:
    Richard E. Rauh Studio Theatre


Marie Antoinette

In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our contemporary society that might just be entertaining itself to death.

David Adjmi is the 2010 recipient of the Whiting Award for Drama.