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Still Life With Iris

Event Date/Time

Jan 26, 2013 to Feb 17, 2013
1:00 pm

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Saturday.

Description

Still Life With Iris

 

This magical play by Steven Dietz is the first play for young audiences to receive the Kennedy Center's Fund for New American Plays Award. Still Life with Iris is a fantastical adventure which centers on a little girl's search for the simplest of things: home. Iris lives with her mom in the land of Nocturno—a magical place in which the workers make, by night, all of the things we see in the world by day. Also, in Nocturno, memories do not reside in people's minds but instead are kept in their coats (called 'Past Coats'). The rulers of Nocturno, the Great Goods, are determined to have the "best" of everything on their island—and therefore take Iris away from her home and bring her to Great Island to be their daughter. To ease the pain of this separation, they remove her Past Coat, leaving her with no memory of her home or her family. All that remains of Iris' past is a single button from her coat. Using the button as a clue, Iris joins with friends she meets on her journey—Annabel Lee (a young woman from the sea) and Mozart (the composer, age 11)—and frees herself from the Great Goods. She returns to Nocturno, having found her past, and her home.

Cost $13 - $17
Location

Sutter Street Theatre
717 Sutter St.
Folsom, CA
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Additional Information
SponsorSutter Street Theatre
Contact nameConnie Mockenhaupt
Contact emailmikonpro@sbcglobal.net
Websitehttp://www.SutterStreetTheatre.com

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