The Complete History of America (abridged)
By Adam Long, Reed Martin, Austin Tichenor
Directed by Ken Urso
History has never been this much fun or as delightfully mutilated. This crowd pleaser will have you rolling in the aisles. Not only will American History be given an irreverent boost, but it will actually be turned into something accessible and alive. The show tackles such controversial questions as: Who really discovered America? Why did Abe Lincoln free the slaves? How many Democrats does it take to screw in a lightbulb? Plus much more!
"Intellectual vaudeville. Breathlessly paced, slapstick merriment." - New York Times
"It's like being trapped in history class on the last day of high school with the teacher out sick (or tied up in a locker) while the brightest and most irreverent kids gleefully skewer everything you ever learned." - Washington Post
Produced by Madison Theatre Guild at Bartell Theatre 113 E. Mifflin Street
Performances: October 26 - November 17, 2007
Performance Times: Thursday evening performances: November 1, 8 & 15 Friday and Saturday evening performances: October 26 & 27, November 1, 2, 3, 9 , 10, 16 & 17 Saturday and Sunday matinées: October 28, November 3, 4,10, 11 & 17
Ticket Prices: Thursday evenings $12, Friday and Saturday evenings $15, Saturday and Sunday matinées $12.
Call 608-238-9322 for reservations or more information.
Auditions will be held on the following days:
Open auditions will be held at MTG Firehouse at 2410 Monroe Street at 7 PM on Sept. 19 and 20.
Please come dressed comfortably as you will be doing some improvisation games, group activities, and readings from the script. No monologue necessary. No appointment necessary either.
Please call/email Thomas Kasdorf if you have any questions.
Cell - 608-347-2634
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org