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Adapted from Jan Potocki's 19th century masterpiece, Manuscript Found in Saragossa is the story of Alphonse von Worden and his journey to Madrid as a commissioned officer of the King of Spain's Walloon Guards. Along the way, in the mysterious and dreaded Sierra Morena mountains, he meets bandits, gypsies, holy men and thieves whose stories seduce, enlighten and bemuse the honorable Alphonse. This is a fever dream adventure where stories within stories unveil the truths about power, religion, love and honor. Ensemble member Christine Dunford's new adaptation is at times wildly comic, then serious, but consistently powerful and invites the audience to join Alphonse in finding universal truths.

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Lookingglass Theatre, Chicago