Performances of "Brilliant Traces", written by Cindy Lou Johnson, directed by Lara Marsh, a graduate student of the UNO Theatre program. Shows are FREE and open to the public! There will be optional donations collected for the UNO class: London Theatre Live!
Actors: Henry Harry played by Timothy Mantil Rosannah DeLuce played by Megyn O'Doherty Stage Managers: Nick Jansen, Mana Hayasaka
The performances will take place on Feb. 8, 9 and 10 at 7:30 P.M. in room 006 of the Weber Fine Arts Building.
As a blizzard rages outside of his cabin in Alaska, a lonely figure, Henry Harry, lies sleeping under a heap of blankets. Suddenly, he is awakened by the insistent knocking of an unexpected visitor — a distraught young woman dressed in full bridal regalia. Thrown together in the confines of the snowbound cabin, they alternately repel and attract each other as, in theatrically vivid exchanges, they explore the pain of the past and, in time, consider the possibilities of the present.
"BRILLIANT TRACES is kooky, weird and definitely off-kilter, but if taken in the right spirit, illuminating about how we live today." —BackStage.
"…deals with common issues of love and family, and does so with characters, story and dialogue so fantastic that they could exist only within the enchanted realm of the stage." —NY Times.
"BRILLIANT TRACES is one of those plays in which a man and woman battle it out in a small enclosed space, alternately repulsing and seducing each other." —The New Yorker.
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