MARAT/SADE

Genre: Drama
by Peter Weiss, directed by Michael Kimmel

The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by The Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under The Direction of The Marquis De Sade, or MARAT/SADE, as the play is more commonly known, concerns the performance of a play by inmates of an early 1800s insane asylum, with script & direction by the infamous Marquis de Sade. The story of the play concerns the assassination of the revolutionary Marat by Charlotte Corday, but the play itself becomes a debate between various characters, all played by mentally-ill inmates of the asylum. The debate is further fueled by their insanity, unpredictability as performers & the staff's reactions to both their behavior & the often subversive nature of the script they play out.
Preview:   06/01/06
Open:   06/03/06
Close:   06/03/06

Schedule:
Thursady at 8pm
Friday at 7:30pm
Saturday at 8pm
Theater:   Access Theater
Address:   380 Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10013
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Closest subway: NR to Canal., walk south on Broadway to theatre.

Cost:$15.00, $10.00 Students and Seniors
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