"One of the main spectacularly unique performs in contemporary memory."—Entertainment Weekly
"Fascinating and hilarious . . . With each one of its 3 acts, Mr. Burns grows grander."—Village Voice
"When used to be the final time you met a brand new play that used to be so shrewdpermanent it made your head spin? . . . Mr. Burns has arrived to depart you dizzy with the scope and dazzle of its rules . . . with depths of feeling to compare its breadth of imagination."—The manhattan Times
An ode to reside theater and the resilience of The Simpsons, Anne Washburn's apocalyptic comedy Mr. Burns—"even higher than its hype" (New York Post)—is an ingenious exploration of the way the tradition of 1 iteration can evolve into the mythology of the following. Following an enthusiastic severe reception from long island critics for its international ultimate, Mr. Burns will obtain its London most well known in spring 2014. additionally integrated within the assortment are The Small, I Have enjoyed Strangers, and Orestes, all of which, jointly, improve a subject of destruction, from the non-public to the town to civilization and, eventually, to the destruction of form.
Anne Washburn's performs comprise The Internationalist, A satan at Noon, Apparition, The Communist Dracula Pageant, I Have enjoyed Strangers, The Ladies, The Small, and a transadaptation of Euripides's Orestes. Her awards contain a Guggenheim, NYFA Fellowship, Time Warner Fellowship, and a Susan Smith Blackburn finalist. She is a member of 13P, The Civilians, and is a brand new Georges affiliated artist.
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