Friday, April 29, 2011

ONLY 2 MORE WEEKS TO SEE “CRIME & PUNISHMENT” @ CENTERSTAGE

The classic psychological novel is a favorite of high school and college literature classes. Do your teen a favor and take him/her to see this riveting production, up front and in the flesh. A great introduction to dramatic theater! But you have only 2 more weeks to do it!

CRIME & PUNISHMENT
Adapted by Curt Columbus and Marilyn Campbell from the novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Directed by Jason Loewith

WHEN: through May 15
WHERE:
Centerstage, The Head Theater, 700 North Calvert Street, Baltimore
Box Office: 410.332.0033

In this riveting, intimate adaptation of Dostoevsky's monumental 19th-century novel, the philosophical gets personal, and we get a thrilling new look at one of the most vivid murder mysteries ever written.

Raskolnikov has a lot on his mind: Napoleon, Nietzsche, Darwin and an axe murder. When a dogged detective starts putting together the pieces, he ignites a battle of wits in which the philosophical gets personal. This riveting, intimate adaptation gives a thrilling new look at one of the most vivid murder mysteries ever written.

Runtime: 90 minutes with NO intermission.

Parental Guidelines:
This psychological thriller tackles sin, guilt and redemption in a mature and language-driven manner best suited for high school students and older.

Click the "Play" button and hear Director Jason Loewith discuss the performance's set, which has been described as an "unequivocal success"!