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Tragedy: A Tragedy, by Will Eno at Defunkt Theatre
February 8 - March 16
This just in: the sun has set over neighborhoods, government buildings and American backyards everywhere. A news team is on the way. Their report: someone left the lawn sprinklers on; someone’s horse is on the loose; a seashell is lying in the grass; dogs run by.
The Governor appeals for calm. Everyone doesn’t know if the sun, once down, will ever rise again, but there is a witness, and the witness will speak. A crack team of journalists is on the scene to bring you the story, even if there isn’t one.
Will Eno’s wry and hilarious, one of a kind play skewers the never ending modern news cycle while capturing the underlying human need to apply order to an increasingly absurd world.
Defunkt Theatre presents Tragedy: A Tragedy, by Will Eno, directed by Sarah Armitage, February 8 – March 16, Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2 pm at The Back Door Theater, 4321 SE Hawthorne Blvd. (enter through the Common Grounds Coffee Shop). All tickets at the door are Pay-What-You-Can for all performances. Advance reservations at defunktheatre.com.
Defunkt Theatre presents Tragedy: A Tragedy by Will Eno
Directed by Sarah Armitage*
Defunkt Ticket Policy : All tickets at the door are Pay-What-You-Can for all performances.
Advance reservations are available at http://www.defunktheatre.com/show-seats/
This just in: the sun has set. Will it ever rise again? We’re not sure but that won’t stop us from talking about it. A crack team of journalists is on the scene to bring you the story, even if there isn’t one. Will Eno’s hilarious, one of a kind play skewers the never ending modern news cycle while capturing the underlying human need to apply order to an increasingly absurd world.
Special Post Show Talk Back Events:
February 16 with Director Sarah Armitage and The Cast
February 23 with Jeff Jackson, formerly Of KGW News!
John In the Field: Mathew Kern*
Frank in the Field: Gary Powell
Constance at the Home: Elizabeth Jackson*
Michael, Legal Advisor: David Bellis-Squires
The Witness: Hannah Edelson
DESIGN AND PRODUCTION TEAM:
Production Manager: Breydon Little
Stage Manager: Hannah Quigg
Scenic Designer and Master Carpenter: Iain Chester:
Lighting Design: Corey McCarey
Sound Design: Andrew Klaus-Vineyard*
Costume Design: Melissa Heller
Property Design: Jake Turner
PR and Outreach: Matthew Kern
Defunkt Theatre Executive Director: Sarah Armitage
Defunkt is thrilled to announce that our Spring 2019 production will be:
Brilliant Traces by Cindy Lou Johnson
Directed by Jamie Rea
May 17-June 8, 2019
Defunkt proudly welcomes guest artist Jamie Rea to direct our production of this suspenseful love story chronicling a night in the life of two people torn between the desire to escape the entrapments of intimacy and the human desire to connect. Jamie directs Defunkt’s own Elizabeth Jackson and Portland Theater Veteran Matt Smith in our Season 19 finale.
Defunkt Theatre Core Team:
Poster Design by Aldo Perez
Defunkt’s 2018-19 Season: A Light in the Darkness is presented with support from Ronni Lacroute