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Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play by Anne Washburn Score by Michael Friedman Lyrics by Anne Washburn

The earth is barren, society has collapsed, and America as we know it has come to an end. Gathered around a fire in the woods, a group of dauntless survivors search for meaning in the face of their struggle and discover a shared love in retelling one of the great stories of their time: an episode of The Simpsons. In a darkly comedic mash-up of oral tradition and pop culture, Washburn’s wildly inventive new play asks us to consider life beyond smart phones, Wi-Fi, and social media. A rocking, rollicking musical mythology, Mr. Burns “will leave you dizzy with the scope and dazzle of its ideas.” (The New York Times)

Thursday, February 8th, 8:00pm
Friday, February 9th, 8:00pm
Saturday, February 10th, 8:00pm
Sunday, February 11th, 2:00pm
Tuesday, February 13th, 8:00pm
Wednesday, February 14th, 8:00pm
Thursday, February 15th, 8:00pm
Friday, February 16th, 8:00pm
Saturday, February 17th, 8:00pm
Sunday, February 18th, 2:00pm

Written By

Anne Washburn

Score By

Michael Friedman

Lyrics By

Anne Washburn

Directed By

Jill Harrison

Estimated Run Time

2 hours 30 minutes


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Feb 8 - Feb 18, 2018
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