In the Penal Colony

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Classic Stage Company
136 E 13th St, New York, NY 10003
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

CSC presents the New York premiere of In the Penal Colony, a new music-theater work by Philip Glass, based on the story by Franz Kafka. A traveler visits a remote tropical island to observe the unique methods practiced at a penal colony there. When the officer in charge demonstrates the Harrow, an elaborate machine for capital punishment, both men's theories on crime and correction, mercy and justice are put to the ultimate test. JoAnne Akalaitis directs this haunting and utterly original work for two singers, three actors, and a string quartet. $18 Quicktix are available 1/2 hour before showtime.

Visit the In the Penal Colony website:

http://www.classicstage.org