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Sarah Ruhl, playwright
based on the novel by Virginia Woolf
Kim McKean, director

The young Elizabethan courtier Orlando, frustrated with a dull life at court, wanders the world in search of a muse. However, when he unexpectedly awakens as a woman at the turn of the 18th century, Orlando must reevaluate who she is in relation to the world’s changing understanding of gender. Called the “longest and most charming love letter in history,” Virginia Woolf’s magical novel, dedicated to her lover Vita Sackville-West and poetically adapted by Sarah Ruhl for the stage, embarks on a wildly theatrical and imaginative journey of self-discovery through 400 years of history.

Event Details

Studio Theatre
Fr Nov 01, 2024 - 7:30pm CT
Sa Nov 02, 2024 - 7:30pm CT
We Nov 06, 2024 - 7:30pm CT
Th Nov 07, 2024 - 7:30pm CT
Fr Nov 08, 2024 - 7:30pm CT
Sa Nov 09, 2024 - 2:30pm CT
Sa Nov 09, 2024 - 7:30pm CT