The Bald Soprano/The Dumb Waiter
The Bald Soprano/The Dumb Waiter
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Date(s) - March 21, 2013 - March 31, 2013
12:00 am

Des Moines Social Club, Des Moines, IA

March 21-24, Thurs.-Sat. at 7:30pm, Sun. at 2:00pm and 7:30pm
March 27-31, Wed.-Sat. at 7:30pm, Sun. at 2:00pm
$20 for evening shows or $14 for Sun. shows via Midwestix

Wed., March 27 is Dice Night. Get tickets at the door for whatever price rolls on a pair of dice!
Des Moines Social Club, 400 Walnut St., Des Moines

The Bald Soprano/The Dumb Waiter, two one-act plays performed in tandem, directed by Zachary Mannheimer.

In The Bald Soprano, Eugene Lonesco throws together a cast of characters including the quintessential British middle-class family the Smiths, their guests the Martins, their maid Mary, and a fire chief determined to extinguish all fires — including their hearths. It’s an archetypical absurdist tale and Lonesco displays his profound take on the problems inherent in modern communication.

In Harold Pinter’s The Dumb Waiter, one of Off-Broadway’s most successful entries, this mysterious and moody study in suspense concerns two professional killers who wait apprehensively in a grubby, windowless basement room for word of their next macabre assignment.

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