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Orson's Shadow

Orson’s Shadow

March 9th through April 1st

Stylish Backstage Comedy
By Austin Pendleton
Directed by J. David Dahl

Have you ever wished you could sit in on a rehearsal involving some of the greatest theater luminaries of the 20th century? In the witty and irreverent Orson’s Shadow, Austin Pendleton provides the next best thing in this stylish, backstage comedy!

Orson Welles. Sir Laurence Olivier. Vivien Leigh. Joan Plowright. Kenneth Tynan. When these champions of the theatre get together to rehearse Ionesco’s Rhinoceros &mdaah; mere mortals best step aside. With lightning wit and scathing insight, it’s a volatile mix as legendary egos collide on stage and off. Written 2000.

Cast List:
Kenneth Tynan — Alex Lannin
Sean — Jeremy Gaunt
Orson Welles — David Haynes
Sir Laurence Olivier — Jay Burns
Joan Plowright — Danielle Rabinovitch
Vivien Leigh — Stefani Suydam


Orson’s Shadow is presented by Cyrano's Theatre Company.

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Runs approximately 2 hours including intermission.

MATURE CONTENT: Strong Language & Mature Subject Matter

BABIES & CHILDREN — Under age 13 will not be admitted. Recommended for ages 13 and older.

DAY OF SHOW: CenterTix sales end at 4:00 PM. The venue box office opens 1 hour before the show for last minute ticket sales and will call.

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