*Limited $20 tickets available for performances April 23 - May 6. Use code OCTO20 https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/931939/prm/OCTO20
"What you gonna do once you free? You just gonna walk up in somebody house and be like, 'Hey. I’m a slave. Help me?'"
1859: A famous Irishman writes a play about America. It’s a huge hit!
2014: An American tries to write his own version. Does anyone still care?
A world-premiere, old-fashioned, meta-melodrama with Humor! Feelings! Live Music! Wigs! Sensation Scenes! Slave Auctions! Exploding Steamboats! Photography! And More!
Judge Peyton is dead, and his plantation Terrebonne is in financial ruins. Peyton’s handsome nephew George arrives as heir apparent, and quickly falls in love with Zoe, a beautiful “octoroon.” But, the evil overseer M’Closky has other plans — for both Terrebonne and Zoe.
Featuring Shyko Amos, Jocelyn Bioh, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Amber Gray, Ben Horner, Chris Myers, Zoe Winters, and Danny Wolohan.
Set Design by Mimi Lien, Lighting Design by Matt Frey, Sound Design by Matt Tierney, Costume Design by Wade Laboissonniere, Wig and Makeup Design by Cookie Jordan, Props by Noah Mease, Fight Direction by J. David Brimmer, Illustration by Bee, Production Stage Manager: Amanda Spooner, Assistant Stage Manager: Rachel Gross, Production Manager: Joshua Kohler.
Funding for this production is provided, in part, by the Venturous Theater Fund of the Tides Foundation.
99-cent Sunday tickets for AN OCTOROON will be offered on April 27 and May 11. Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis one-hour prior to each performance. 99-Cent Sundays for AN OCTOROON are sponsored by Jody Falco & Jeffrey Steinman and Theatermania.
Fifteen minutes prior to each performance, a limited number of rush tickets will be available for $30 (or $20 for students with valid ID). Those waiting for rush tickets will be served on a first-come, first-served basis. Each individual may purchase up to two rush tickets and payment is cash only.