ANDRÉ

Genre: Classical
by William Dunlap, directed by Elfin Frederick Vogel

Metropolitan Playhouse presents André, an early American verse drama about our first traitor.

George Washington wrote of him, "He was more unfortunate than criminal." Alexander Hamilton said, "Never perhaps did any man suffer death with more justice, or deserve it less."

They are talking about Major John André, the tragic collaborator with Benedict Arnold. First performed in 1798, William Dunlap's tragedy follows the charming and poetic anti-hero to the gallows. Written in blank verse, the play nods to its British predecessors, while demonstrating distinctly American sympathies, attitudes, characterizations, and histories.

Preview:   03/02/07
Open:   03/10/07
Close:   04/01/07

Schedule:
Thursdays through Saturdays at 8pm
Sundays at 2pm
Theater:   Metropolitan Playhouse
Address:   220 East 4th Street
New York, NY 10009
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Subway Info: Take the F or V train to 2nd Avenue or the 6 train to Astor Place or the N or R train to 8th Street

Cost:$20 general, $15 seniors/previews, $12 students, $10 children under 12
Company: Metropolitan Playhouse         Official Web Site: www.metropolitanplayhouse.org