Hard Times

Opened Feb 5, 2010
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From childhood, Louisa and Tom Gradgrind were trained to shun emotion, imagination, passion--to put their trust in Cold Hard Facts. Now faced with a loveless marriage and a life devoid of dreams, Louisa has begun to wonder; has something inside her been maimed? In Stephen Jeffreys' whirlwind adaptation of Dickens' saga--crowded with eccentric circus performers, shrewd businessmen, cunning widows, and downtrodden workers--we find that even in the darkest industrial landscape, honesty, loyalty, joy, and love abound…and the human heart will not be silenced forever.

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