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Best of NH 2013

 

Circle Mirror TransformationWednesday, December 4, 2013 at 7.30 pm
Friday, December 6, 2013 at 7.30 pm - SOLD OUT
Sunday, December 8, 2014 at 3 pm - SOLD OUT

Studio 550, Manchester, NH

Directed by Lowell Williams

“Do you ever wonder... how many times your life is gonna totally change and then, like, start all over again?”

What do a flirty former actress, a pouty 16-year-old, a hippie husband and a divorced carpenter have in common? Very little, or at least that’s what they think until they take a six week community acting class. In this hilarious and touching play we catch glimpses of the poignant drama that animates ordinary lives. Called an “absorbing, unblinking and sharply funny play” by the New York Times, Circle Mirror Transformation celebrates the subtle and surprising power of creativity.

Circle Mirror Transformation premiered in New York at Playwrights Horizons, won the 2010 Obie Award for Best New American Play and was voted one of the top ten plays of 2009 by The New York Times, Time Out New York, and The New Yorker.

Studio 550theatre KAPOW is pleased to partner with Manchester's Studio 550 Art Center on this project.

Circle Mirror Transformation
by Annie Baker

Directed by Lowell Williams

Marty..... Katie Collins
James..... Gary Trahan
Schultz..... Aaron Compagna
Theresa..... Carey Cahoon
Lauren..... Olivia Dodd
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What the audience said:
“I saw a terrific production last night: Circle Mirror Transformation. Kind of a meta theater experience... Definitely worth your time; go see it at Studio 550 in Manchester!"

“Circle Mirror Transformation is such a well crafted piece of drama. I've never seen anything quite like it. And this intimate venue added to the experience immensely. The cast did an incredible job making the play seem so.... real. We truly do have some incredible talent and theater in this state. Bravo to all!”

Hippo Press: Circle Mirror Transformation

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