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The Bald Soprano
Start Date: 12/7/2018Start Time: 8:00 PM
End Date: 12/7/2018End Time: 9:30 PM
This event recurs until 12/16/2018.   Click here to see the series dates.
Event Description:

The Bald Soprano 
MDC Kendall Campus, Martin and Pat Fine Theater, Building M
11011 SW 104 Street


December 6-8     8pm
December 9th     2pm
December 13-15 8pm
December 16      2pm

FREE ADMISSION

Directed by Aaron Alpern and performed by MDC students, The Bald Soprano will be performed at MDC Kendall Campus over a two week period. Admission is free and open to the public. 

In the late 1940s, Eugne Ionesco's sense of humor was piqued by a primer he was using to learn English. The banality of the lessons' sample dialogue—the coldness of the expository communication between married couples, for example—inspired him to write his first play, 1950's The Bald Soprano, in which a veddy English couple entertains another veddy English couple in their veddy English home. At first, their conversations are merely stuffy and formal; then they become a hash of contradictions, non sequiturs and absurdly precipitous changes of mood. The middle-class English drawing room is recast as a formalist fun house in which language is unhinged from communication, and logic from reality.

Echoes of Ionesco's extended neo--Dadaist sketch have been heard since in everything from Monty Python to Steve Martin and beyond, and it retains a strong comic voice even today.”

-Adam Feldman, Time Out, Tue Sep 27 2011                                                               

Location Information:
Kendall Campus  (View Map)
11011 SW 104th Street
Kendall, FL 33176
Phone: 305-237-2000

Kendall Campus - M - Martin & Pat Fine Center for the Arts  (View Map)
11011 SW 104th Street
Kendall, FL 33176
Phone: 305-237-2000
Contact Information:
Name: Aaron Alpern
Phone: 3052372641
Email: aalpern@mdc.edu
the Bald soprano
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