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100 Aprils is a darkly comic look at the generational consequences, and insanity, of history denied. John Saypian is a modern-day Don Quixote. He and his family are second-generation Armenians whose parents escaped the genocide. John believes that a tormentor is pursuing him. Is the enemy a haunted memory from his childhood, or is he real?

Universal in scope, 100 Aprils mines the seeds of hope from a truth that must be told. Elina de Santos is producing this world premiere.

"I felt that I needed to contribute something to honor, and coincide with, the centennial commemoration of the Armenian genocide," says playwright Leslie Ayvazian. "It is a story that all Armenians carry, and tell throughout generations. This particular telling comes from an absurdist world. It lives partially in hallucination and partially in dreams that cannot be silenced."

Show Details

  • Running Time:1hr 30min (0 intermissions)
  • Dates:Opening Night:
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  • Ticket Office:8555855185