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Event Archive - Mahagonny-Songspiel Weill/ Brecht:

Sat. August 28th 2010 3:30 pm - 4:40 pm doors at 3:00 pm Metro Studio (All Ages) 3:30 pm - 4:40 pm doors at 3:00 pm
$11.00 at the door only.
Presented by: Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival, Saltwater Theater Productions
Six Singers and a Band tour though Kurt Weill’s decadent city of
Mahagonny and escape through a performance of a collection of his
recently discovered works. Brecht and Weill tell the story of six
characters pursuing a futile quest to escape their ordinary lives in a
voyage to and toward a dystopian paradise of lust, drinking, theft and
gambling. Each song is memorable and entertaining on its own but
as a whole are a biting critique of capitalism and the false hope of
sensual escape it holds out to six ordinary men and women.

“Brilliant vocals, gripping theater and multimedia 3 panel projection to compliment and enhance the atmosphere of the Brecht Weill collaboration.”
Mahagonny-Songspiel produced by Saltwater Theater Productions

Mahagonny-Songspiel at Victoria Fringe Festival
Show Times:
Venue 2 - Metro Studio, 1411 Quadra Street
Fri Aug 27, 9:45 p.m.
Sat Aug 28, 3:30 p.m.
Sun Aug 29, 8:30 p.m.
Wed Sept 1, 8:00 p.m.
Fri Sept 3, 11:15 p.m.
Sun Sept 5, 5:15 p.m.
Tickets $11.00 and available at the door

"Communism and Naziism were contending for the hearts of the people.
Neither the evil of Hitler nor the evil of Stalin had been revealed.
In meetings and at town halls the Nazi and Communist flags often
flanked the flag of the Weimar republic. In many ways, much like our
own times, it was an age of innocence, willful blindness and denial"
-Saltwater Theater Productions

Meet our cast and read more about our production:
http://saltwaterproductions.wordpress.com

Media contact: Joanne Hounsell (www.joannehounsell.com)
(250) 888-4982 cell/ e-mail contact: (jchounsell@gmail.com)
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