Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The Rogue Theatre: Free Open Talk for PENELOPE!


From: The Rogue Theatre [mailto:rogue@theroguetheatre.org]
Sent: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 5:01 AM
Subject: Join us for a Free Open Talk for PENELOPE!


Enjoy a sneak preview of the play

The Rogue Theatre


300 East University Boulevard, Tucson, AZ - 520-551-2053 - www.TheRogueTheatre.org 


This isn't your typical Greek tragedy.


Enda Walsh's Penelope was written for a challenge from a German theater to playwrights to respond to Homer's Odyssey. Walsh was immediately captivated by the degenerate bunch of suitors who hang around Odysseus' wife Penelope in the vain hope of marrying her.


In an interview with The Scotsman, Walsh said, "I'm fascinated by those figures in the book. You look at that book and you look at the travels, the geography, the adventure and the extraordinary scale of it and then you go back to these men waiting and there's nothing. Their life has gone."

It is these suitors, self-absorbed, competitive and impotent, we find squabbling in an empty swimming pool, dressed in Speedos.
As always, we can't wait to share this fascinating play with you!


With best wishes, 

Cynthia Meier 





A Free Open Talk 

The Mystery of Waking Up   




This Saturday, February 25

2:00-3:00 p.m.

Free, no reservation required


Director Christopher Johnson will talk about Enda Walsh and Penelope, and the Rogue actors will share a sneak preview of the play!

Sponsors for the Open Talk are Pat & John Hemann







March 2 - 19, 2017



Buy tickets online at  www.TheRogueTheatre.org   

 or call 520-551-2053 


Production Sponsors: Pat & John Hemann    


For complete information on the production, click here.





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