THE BALD SOPRANO
Written by Eugene Ionesco
Directed by Lindsay Rae Taylor

Ionesco’s influential 1950 “anti-play” is widely considered a masterpiece of The Theatre of the Absurd.  Originally inspired by the random phrases the playwright encountered as he took a course to learn English, Ionesco’s hilarious script invites us to a disastrous dinner party in which proper men and women lose the power to communicate, leading to a total collapse of language, Ionesco’s hilarious script invites us to a disastrous dinner party in which proper men and women lose the power to communicate, leading to a total collapse of language itself. 

“…explosively, liberatingly funny … a loony parody with a climax which is an orgy of non-sequiturs.” – The Observer

Presented by Theatre South Carolina at the University of SC at Lab Theatre

Admission: $5 at the door

For more information about The Bald Soprano or the theatre program at the University of South Carolina, contact Kevin Bush at 803-777-9353 or at bush@mailbox.sc.edu.


WHEN: April 20-23, 2017
WHERE: USC Lab Theatre, 1400 Wheat Street, Columbia, SC 29208

USC Lab Theatre 1400 Wheat Street, Columbia, SC 29208

USC Columbia presents Eugene Ionesco's The Bald Soprano

When
04/20/2017
Where
USC Lab Theatre
1400 Wheat Street, Columbia, SC 29208

THE BALD SOPRANO
Written by Eugene Ionesco
Directed by Lindsay Rae Taylor

Ionesco’s influential 1950 “anti-play” is widely considered a masterpiece of The Theatre of the Absurd.  Originally inspired by the random phrases the playwright encountered as he took a course to learn English, Ionesco’s hilarious script invites us to a disastrous dinner party in which proper men and women lose the power to communicate, leading to a total collapse of language, Ionesco’s hilarious script invites us to a disastrous dinner party in which proper men and women lose the power to communicate, leading to a total collapse of language itself. 

“…explosively, liberatingly funny … a loony parody with a climax which is an orgy of non-sequiturs.” – The Observer

Presented by Theatre South Carolina at the University of SC at Lab Theatre

Admission: $5 at the door

For more information about The Bald Soprano or the theatre program at the University of South Carolina, contact Kevin Bush at 803-777-9353 or at bush@mailbox.sc.edu.


WHEN: April 20-23, 2017
WHERE: USC Lab Theatre, 1400 Wheat Street, Columbia, SC 29208

 

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