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7312 East Green Lake Dr N, Seattle, WA 98103
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A whirlwind comedy of history, memory, and the collision of ideas, Travesties springs from the often faulty memory of Henry Wilfred Carr, a minor official of the British consul in Zurich, Switzerland. In 1917, Carr was asked to take a role in The Importance of Being Earnest by none other than the soon-to-be-famous writer James Joyce. See what happens when Carr's impossible boring life intersects with Joyce, Anti-art artist Tristan Tzara, and revolutionary Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known as Lenin.

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