Mr. Burns, a post-electric play
Written by Anne Washburn
Directed by Johnny Monday (COL '18)
Produced by Cameron Bell (COL ’19)
In Post-Apocalyptic America, a group of survivors attempt to recount an episode from everyone’s favorite cartoon sitcom, e Simpsons. But with time continually running on and also running out, and as civilization approaches its nal death knell against the monoliths of humanity’s creations (namely Nuclear Power), what can survive in the wreckage? Will the characters? Will their art? Will you? Anne Washburn’s play lled with colorful whimsy, hopeful despair, and music questions and problematizes the current state of entertainment, human relationship to technology, and most importantly the status of the human capacity and need to want more as well as to express. A post-modern tale meant to illicit fear, pity, nostalgia, but most importantly hope.
POULTON HALL, STAGE III
Contains adult themes
Thursday-Saturday, January 18-20 at 8 p.m.
Sunday, January 21 at 2 p.m.
Wednesday-Saturday, January 24-27 at 8 p.m.
Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 8:00pm
Friday, January 19, 2018 at 8:00pm
Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 8:00pm
Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 2:00pm
Monday, January 22, 2018 at 2:00pm
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 2:00pm
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 2:00pm
Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 2:00pm
Friday, January 26, 2018 at 2:00pm
Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 2:00pm
Poulton Hall, Stage III
1421 37th St., N.W., Washington