The Caucasian Chalk Circle

Round House Theater Silver Spring
8641 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Developed in the aftermath of World War II while Brecht was living in Hollywood writing screenplays, The Caucasian Chalk Circle resonates with themes of sacrifice and salvation, echoing the Judgement of Solomon. Grusha is a maid caught holding a baby in the middle of a revolution. Her mistress has fled, taking the fancy dresses but forgetting the child, and Grusha is off to the mountains with the insurgency hot on her heels. Even when the war ends, she's not out of the woods. But lucky for Grusha, Brecht's greatest character - Azdak - is on the bench. SCHEDULE Preview Performances Sunday, July 3rd at 7pm Tuesday, July 5th at 8pm Regular Performances Wednesday: July 6 (Opening Night) at 8pm Thursdays: July 7 & 21 at 8pm Fridays: July 8, 15, 22 at 8pm Saturdays: July 9, 16, 23 at 2pm & 8pm Sundays: July 10, 17, & 24 at 2pm (There will be 7pm performances on Sundays July 3 & 17.)

Visit the The Caucasian Chalk Circle website:

http://www.opencircletheatre.org