The Elephant Man

New Repertory Theatre at Arsenal Center for the Arts
321 Arsenal St, Watertown, MA 02472
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

This Tony Award-winning drama offers an intense look at John Merrick, a physically deformed Londoner of the late 1880s. Intelligent and sensitive, he strives to be normal, even as he is viewed as a carnival freak and later a scientific celebrity by London's socialites. This deeply poignant story raises questions about faith, science, charity, and with particular resonance for our time, asks us to consider societal responsibility--what does it mean for citizens to be responsible for one another?

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