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Circle Mirror Transformation

By Annie Baker

Directed by Samantha Goldstein
Produced by Peggy Schneider

Performances: Jan 8-31, 2016; Fri & Sat, 8:00pm; Sun 2:00pm
Venue: 116 S Kalmia Street, Escondido, CA 92025
Between Vinz Wine Bar and Continental Deli

Synopsis: Set in Shirley, Vermont, this 2009 comic drama by Annie Baker, won the Obie award for Best New American Play. Emotionally affecting and funny, the play reveals as much in silence and body language as it does in dialogue. Through the fumbling explorations of her characters, Baker holds a mirror to the audience, gently revealing beauty and pain in the tiny absurdities inherent to the study of drama, and leaving us with the question “what makes life “real?’” When the drama class experiments with seemingly harmless games, hearts are quietly torn apart, and tiny wars of epic proportions are waged and won.

Cast List

Lauren...Maisy Holmes
Theresa...Vani Neelakantan
Schultz...Spencer Farmer
Marty...Shelley Benoit
James...Neha Curtiss

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Ticket Prices: $18 Adult, $15 Senior/Military/Student, $10 up to age 16