BY RICHARD BEAN
ADAPTED FROM THE SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS BY CARLO GOLDONI
WITH MUSIC BY GRANT OLDING
DIRECTED BY TAD JANES
Featuring: Matthew Bannister, Matt Baughman, Isabel Duarte, Shea-Mikal Green, Bob Herbertson, Matt Lee, Todd Mazzie, Jenna Rossman and Thomas Scholtes
SEPTEMBER 11 – OCTOBER 4
Preview September 10
ASL Interpreted Performance Thursday, September 24
It’s the Swingin’ ‘60s in England and Francis Henshall is hungry, jobless, and in need of some luck. When he becomes employed by two different criminals, he must keep the two from learning of each other at all costs. Backed by live musicians, this adaptation of Carlo Goldoni’s The Servant of Two Masters serves up satire, songs and slapstick humor in this deliciously funny mash-up of splendid comedy, British pantomime, and music-hall revues.
AN ORIGINAL MET PRODUCTION BASED ON THE BOOK BY MARY SHELLEY
DIRECTED BY JULIE HERBER
OCTOBER 23 – NOVEMBER 15
Preview October 22
Frankenstein gets reanimated and reimagined in this ensemble devised version of the classic horror story. Inspired by Mary Shelly’s gothic novel, this visually and viscerally stunning exploration of science, creation, isolation and ego will be a thrilling experience in storytelling. A complex play on the idea of monster and victim will make you question humanity and wonder what responsibility does the creator have to the creation.
DECEMBER 4 – JANUARY 3
Preview December 3
It is Christmas in New York, but for two young lovers, Jim and Della, the prospects are bleak, as both are out of work and penniless. Based on O. Henry’s famous story, this heart-warming holiday musical follows the couple as they struggle to afford gifts for each other. What they find, however, is the true meaning of the holiday and that sacrifice may just be the most meaningful gift of all.
FEBRUARY 12 – MARCH 6
Preview February 11
Billy was born deaf into a raucous, politically incorrect hearing family that has never bothered to learn sign language. Billy has adapted brilliantly to the hearing world, but then meets Sylvia, a young woman from a deaf family and on the brink of deafness who introduces him to a larger deaf community. Billy finds himself struggling with his self-identity, while becoming acquainted with a “tribe” to which he feels a sense of belonging. Tribes is the winner of the 2012 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play.
APRIL 8 – MAY 1
Preview April 7
Oedipus Rox is more than just the tragic story of a famous King. This edgy rock musical goes beneath the surface and explores Oedipus the man and the decisions he makes that lead to his demise. MET’s own Sarah Shulman and Thom Heunger bring you a heartwarming, raunchy, yet hilarious adapatation of the story you thought you knew. Oedipus will do everything he can to save the two things he loves the most; his family and his city. However, in saving one he will destroy the other.
MAY 27 – JUNE 19
Preview May 26
In a historic uptown Chicago neighborhood, cantankerous ex-hippie Arthur Przybyszewsk comes to work to find that his donut shop has been vandalized. Shortly thereafter Arthur hires an African-American college student, Franco Wicks, a young entrepreneur with plans to modernize Arthur’s 30-year family business. This provocative comedy by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning Tracy Letts (author of Killer Joe) explores the challenges of embracing the past, facing the future and the redemptive power of friendship.
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