November 3rd - December 4th, 2016
at the Manny Fried Playhouse
Subversive Theatre unapologetically presents...
FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST
adapted for the stage by Dale
from the novel by Ken Kesey
Directed by Michael Lodick*,
Starring Thomas LaChiusa+, Diane DiBernardo,
Victor Morales and many others.
November 3rd - December
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 8pm
AND Sundays at 2pm
Tickets $30.00 general admission
or $25.00 for students, seniors, and Subversive Theatre members
For all Thursday shows admission is pay-what-you-can!
here to purchase tickets online for all shows
laugh. Especially when things ain't funny."
us as we smash through the bars and tell Nurse Ratched we will not be
Theatre is excited
to present one of the great subversive tales of the American Theatre.
Unlike the iconic 1975 film (which Ken Kesey refused to ever
even watch because of the liberties Hollywood took with his story), Dale
Wasserman's play stays much closer to Kesey's original novel and drips with
Kesey's delicious spirit of rebelliousness, his defiant humor, and his jeering
Time Magazine describes it as "a roar of protest against
middlebrow society's Rules and the Rulers who enforce them."
The Guardian holds it up as "an attack on all forms of authority and a
celebration of the free spirit."
miss this extraordinary testament to the power of defiance in the most
soul-crushing of places.
Piss on your fucking rules, Nurse Ratched!"
Our rendition of ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S
NEST stars Buffalo's own Thomas LaChuisa+ (who last appeared
on our Subversive stage as Eddie Carbone in A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE) as "R.P.
McMurphy" opposite Diane DiBernardo as the infamous "Nurse
Ratched" with Artie Award-winner Victor Morales as "Chief
The ensemble also
features the acting talents of Elliot Fox, Connor Graham, Rick Lattimer*,
Jack Agugliaro*, John Kennedy*, J. Tim Raymond*, Rich Kraemer, Bryan Figueroa,
Shakora HP, Monica Morrisy, Michael Breen, Jamie Nablo, and Brook
The show is
directed by Subversive's Associate Producer Michael Lodick* who also
serves as the set designer, with lighting by multiple Artie Award-winning
designer Chris Cavanagh, sound design by John Shotwell*,
costumes by Maureen Caputo*, scenic painting by artist J. Tim
Raymond*, and photography by Gordon Pellegrinetti.
the world on its side and everybody loose comes rattlin' to the
bottom... Only by that time they got no innards, just some beat up gears
and stuff, and all they bleed is rust."
ONE FLEW OVER THE
3rd - December 4th, 2016 with
shows Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm.
THAT'S RIGHT, WE'RE PROUD TO OFFER SUNDAY MATINEES FOR THIS PRODUCTION! All shows are in our
regular performance venue, The
Manny Fried Playhouse at
255 Great Arrow Avenue on the third floor of North Buffalo's historic Great
are $30.00 general admission or $25.00 for students, seniors, and Subversive Theatre
members. As always, all Thursday shows are pay-what-you-can.
For more information call 716-408-0499
where you can also leave reservations and/or questions for your comrades at
Subversive Theatre. Reservations will be held up till five minutes before