Fascinating Fable BLOODY POETRY opens Sep 27 ar Little Fish Theatre

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Fascinating Fable BLOODY POETRY opens Sep 27 ar Little Fish Theatre

Time: September 27, 2018 at 8pm to October 18, 2018 at 8pm
Location: Little Fish Theatre
Street: 777 S. Centre St
City/Town: San Pedro
Website or Map: http://www.littlefishtheatre.…
Phone: 310-512-6030
Event Type: theatre, -, drama
Organized By: Lisa
Latest Activity: Sep 19, 2018

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BLOODY POETRY by Howard Brenton, directed by Stephanie Coltrin

Starring: Melissa Booey, Cylan Brown, Suzanne Dean, Ryan Knight, Olivia Schlueter-Corey, Patrick Vest

Bloody Poetry plunges into the bohemian lives of Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe and Mary Shelley, and enables the audience to enter their summer Villa – a place where the poets take refuge from the upheaval of their country and turn creative writing into a collective practice of subversive intent and revolutionary ambition.

It's 1816, and Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mary Godwin Shelley and Claire Clairmont have traveled to a Villa in Lake Geneva to meet with “mad, bad and dangerous to know” Lord Byron. The Shelleys are in a self-imposed exile from England due to their radical unconventional beliefs. Byron has fled his debts and his reputation in England, having an unconventional lifestyle of his own. Arriving with his own personal doctor and biographer Dr. William Polidori, they are instantly bonded. Shelley has run away with Mary and their children, having abandoned his first wife and two children. Claire is pregnant with Byron’s child. They join together to attempt a utopian experiment where they can live with freedom from constraint. During the historical 'year without a summer', weather forces them indoors and Lord Byron suggests that they each write their own ghost stories. Out of those literary experiments comes one of the greatest novels the world has ever known - Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. As the summer comes to an end, love and lives are lost as each of the revolutionaries face additional hardship as they struggle with their attempts at a hedonistic metamorphosis.

Dates:

September 27 - October 18, 2018

 

Opening Night:

Thursday September 27, 2018 at 8:00pm ($23 First Look//$15 25-and-under with code “Hipster”)

 

Regular Performance Times and Prices:

Thursdays, Sep 27 - Oct 18 at 8:00pm ($27 regular/$25 seniors/$15 25-and-under with code “Hipster”)

Wednesdays, Oct 10 and Oct 17 at 8:00pm ($27 regular/$25 seniors/$15 25-and-under with code “Hipster”)

Sundays, Sep 30 (talkback session) and Oct 7 at 2:00pm. ($27 regular/$25 seniors/$15 25-and-under with code “Hipster”)

 

 

Little Fish Theatre

San Pedro’s Arts District

777 S. Centre St., San Pedro, CA 90731

Ticket Range: $15 - $27 ($23 for opening night only)

Discounts Available for Groups of 10+

Discounts for Seniors 65 and over ($25) and Patrons 25 and under ($15)

Prices above do not include a $1 ticket service fee

Box Office: 310.512.6030

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