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Caryl Churchill Festival: Faculty Staged Reading of Escaped Alone

  1. Saturday February 23 3:00pm
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre

Directed by John Neville Andrews with Priscilla Lindsay, Janet Maylie, Gillian Eaton, and Pamela Lewis.

Tea served by Friends of Theatre.

Three old friends and a neighbor. A summer of afternoons in the backyard. Tea and catastrophe. Escaped Alone premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in 2016, in a production directed by James Macdonald.

The visionary playwright Caryl Churchill is 80 years old this year. It’s time to celebrate her work and her vision. As Tony Kushner writes, “Caryl Churchill is the greatest living English playwright and, in my opinion, the most important English language playwright since Tennessee Williams.” The New York Times calls Caryl Churchill, “… one of the most critically acclaimed playwrights in the English-speaking world, and perhaps the single most acclaimed female one.” Her plays include, Top Girls, Cloud Nine, Serious Money, and A Number. The recipient of multiple theatre awards, she was she was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 2010.

Free - no tickets required