Whitman College

Big Love

Written by Charles Mee 

Directed by Christopher Petit October 18 – 20, & 26 – 28, 2018; Freimann Studio Theatre 

Big Love retells Aeschylus’s The Suppliants, setting the play in a villa in modern day Italy, where fifty brides have fled to avoid marrying their fifty cousins. While the brides and grooms wait for their wedding day, the play explores issues of gender politics, love, and domestic violence. "I wanted to go back to what some people thought was one of the earliest plays of the Western World and see how that would look today, see if it still spoke to the moment, and of course it does. It’s all about refugees and gender wars and men and women trying to find what will get them through the rubble of dysfunctional relationships, and anger and rage and heartache.” - Charles Mee 

Tickets for all performances go on sale two weeks prior to opening! Evening performances start promptly at 8:00pm, matinees at 2:00pm. House will open one half hour before curtain. For additional information, please contact the box office at 509.527.5180 Or visit us online at https://www.whitman.edu/hjt

Sunday, October 28 at 8:00 pm

Freimann Studio Theatre 

Event Type

Arts, Theatre

Audience

Faculty, Staff, Students, General Public

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