Ladies of the Camellias

Closed
Opened Aug 18, 2004
No reviews yet. Be the first to write one!WRITE A REVIEW

WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

In Lillian Groag's Ladies of the Camellias, we are transported to 1894, France. Dangerous riots and political unrest are brewing outside a major Paris theatre. But let's never mind that! On the inside, two of the greatest rivals in the history of the stage - Sarah Bernhardt and Eleonora Duse - are girding for their perceptive, quick-witted and legendary encounter. What happens when the realities of poverty and injustice invade the make-believe world of footlights and grease paint? What does art say in the face of violence? And who gets to laugh last? Nationally acclaimed director and playwright Lillian Groag makes her Colony Theatre directing debut with her witty, incisive play about the enduring power of theatre amidst a titanic clash of wills and the unstoppable forces of history.

Visit the Ladies of the Camellias website:

http://www.colonytheatre.org