Old Town Actors Studio

427 N Main St Suite G, 208-478-6886

Old World

Or, They turn summersaults

June 8, 9, 11, 15, 16, 18, 22, and 23

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by Aleksei Arbuzov and translated by Ariadne Nicolaeff. The play features the talents of Richard Baker and Diana Potter and is directed by Erin Baker. Rodion (Baker) is medical head of a sanatorium where Lidya (Potter) is a patient, suffering from arteriosclerosis. They first meet following complaints from other patients of her habit of reciting poetry in the middle of the night and singing at dawn. She is clearly no ordinary patient. The play follows, with warmth and gentle humor, the mutual growth of interest and liking, to lasting affection.

 

Call OTAS at 208 478-6886 to make reservations for Old World.

 

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All in the Timing

by David Ives

The world according to David Ives is a very odd place, and his plays constitute a virtual stress test of the English language — and of the audience’s capacity for disorientation and delight. The short plays are almost all comedies (or comedy-dramas), focusing mainly on language and wordplayexistentialist perspectives on life and meaning, and the complications involved in romantic relationships.

July 13, 14, 16, 20, 21, 23, 27, and 28