September 10th - October 11th, 2015
at the Manny Fried Playhouse
Subversive Theatre unapologetically presents
for Curtain Up 2015
(or the Children's
adapted for the stage by Eric
from the Novel by Kurt Vonnegut
Directed by Michael
Starring Tim Joyce, John Kennedy*, John Profeta,
and many others
Sept 10th - Oct 11th, 2015
Thursdays, Fridays, & Saturdays @ 8pm
Sundays @ 2pm
Tickets $25 General Admission
(or $20 for students, seniors, and Subversive Theatre members)
Thursdays are always pay-what-you-can!
here to purchase tickets online for all shows
"All this happened, more or less."
Come time tripping with us!
Subversive Theatre kicks off our lucky thirteenth
season with one of the all-time subversive greats -- a story that has been
banned and praised and left audiences outraged, mesmerized, amused, inspired,
and perplexed: SLAUGHTERHOUSE
unstuck in time all over again with all-American Billy Pilgrim as his
cryptic odyssey leads him through the devastation of the bombing of Dresden in
WWII, the malaise of post-War middle America, and the mind-bending alien world
of Tralfamadore. Looking back on
life, loss, sex, and war through a whirlwind of broken glimpses, our anti-hero
can't stop the suffering that is to come, but... so
is the wealthiest nation on Earth, but its people are mainly poor, and the
poor are urged to hate themselves."
Adapted for the stage by Steppenwolf
Theatre's Eric Simonson, this epic-scale play graphically brings to life
Kurt Vonnegut's landmark Novel with a massive cast, dozens of different
settings that swirl by with tornado-like ferocity, and a
gripping combination of horror and humor that reminds us why this tale has
addicted audiences for almost five decades.
by Subversive Theatre's own Michael
Lodick*, our time-tripping adventure features the acting talents of Tim Joyce*, John Kennedy*, John Profeta, Elizabeth Catania, Shane
Zimmerman, Rick Lattimer, Jane Cudmore*, Kathleen Godwin, Michael Breen, J.
Tim Raymond*, Brittany Gabryel, Cody Jones, Murry Galloway*, Albert Falcone*,
Thorin Vallentine, and Martino
rendition boasts an extensive multi-tiered set designed by Timothy Lane, with Lights by Kaitlin
Gill, Costumes by Tamara S.
Hopersberger*, and Sound & Video by Bob Van Valin*.
is supposed to be very quiet after a massacre, and it always is, except for
the birds. And what do the birds say? All there is to say after a
massacre, things like 'Poo-tee-weet?'"
FIVE (OR THE CHILDREN'S
CRUSADE) runs September 10th -- October 11th with performances Thursdays, Fridays, and
Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm at our regular performance venue -- The
Manny Fried Playhouse at 255 Great Arrow Avenue on the third floor of
North Buffalo's historic Great Arrow Building.
are $25 General Admission or $20 for students, seniors, and Subversive
Theatre members. As always, for
all Thursday shows admission is pay-what-you-can.
more information on this or any of our other subversive activities, call our
phoneline at 716-408-0499.