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Neva by Guillermo Calderon

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Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
8:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Theatre Inconnu presents: Neva by Guillermo Calderon Feb 13 – Mar 3


Neva takes place on Bloody Sunday, 1905, the day when protesting workers were massacred by government forces on their way to the Winter Palace to deliver a message to the czar. In a rehearsal space in St. Petersburg self-dramatizing diva Olga, the recent widow of Anton Chekhov, bemoans her inability to act well any longer, paralyzed by the fear of disappointing others. Only two other actors have managed to show up due to the massacre: the slippery Aleko and the seemingly effacing Masha. They alternately engage in improvised impromptu scenes of heightened emotion, amusing themselves by blurring the distinction between the personal and the staged, finding the genuine in the counterfeit and visa versa, all the while critiquing each other’s artistic choices and moral character. Calderón, using biting humour, ironically questions the purpose and integrity of art in a world gone – and unfortunately, still going – mad.  “An extraordinary effort.” The Hollywood Reporter Directed by Clayton Jevne Starring Melissa Blank, Nicholas Guerreiro and Rosemary Jeffery


Preview: Feb 13 @ 8pm 8pm shows: Feb 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, 24, 28, Mar 1, 2, 3 2pm show: Feb 17, 24, Mar 3


Reservations and Ticket Sales Through TICKET ROCKET: ticketrocket.co or 250-590-6291 Directly through THEATRE INCONNU: Phone (250) 360-0234 or reserve through www.theatreinconnu.com


Ticket prices: $14 regular, $10 seniors (60+) /students/unwaged Nov 28 – Preview is $7 Tuesday Feb 20 is Pay-What-You-Wish admission


The show is about 90 minutes long, including one intermission. Theatre Inconnu is located in the Paul Phillips Hall, at 1923 Fernwood Road (across the street from the Belfry Theatre). For parking we suggest the side streets west of Fernwood Road as these do not have parking restriction signs. We are wheelchair accessible.

Cost: Adult: $14
Senior: $10
Student: $10
Category: Arts | Entertainment
    Theatre
Location: Paul Phillips Hall
1923 Fernwood Road, Victoria
This event is for Adults, Seniors, Student / College
More Info: Clayton Jevne
[email protected]
(250) 360-0234
Event Website
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