Performance: The Great American Vaudeville or: The Suicide Play
March 11—March 13, 2014 7:00 pm-8:00 pm
Fine Arts Center
UMass Amherst Campus
Set in a in a desolate wasteland, The Great American Vaudeville or: The Suicide Play features a group of actors performing a series of vaudevillian vignettes that will collide head on with themes of dysfunctional childhood, mental disorders, racism, and poverty and constructing their demise right before the audience’s eyes.
This production has been funded in part through the generosity of the UMass Fine Arts Council.
Directed by: Toney Brown
Based on the novel A Crackup at the Race Riots by: Harmony Korine