BARTLEBY THE SCREWDRIVER Opens At Mary-Arrchie Theater 3/5

MARY-ARRCHIE THEATRE CO. PRESENTS THE CHICAGO PREMIERE OF
BARTLEBY THE SCRIVENER adapted from Herman Melville by R.L. LANE AT ANGEL ISLAND 735 W. SHERIDAN RD. IN CHICAGO MARCH 5, 2009 AT 8 P.M.

Reservations: (773) 871-0442 or www.ticketweb.com

Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. will present the Chicago premiere of R.L. Lane's adaptation of Bartleby the
Scrivener, adapted from Herman Melville's novella at Angel Island, 735 W. Sheridan. It will open Thursday, March 5, 2009 at 8 p.m. and run Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.
Tickets are $18 on Thursday and Sunday, $20 on Friday, and $22 on Saturday. There will be previews on Tuesday and Wednesday March 3 & 4 at 8 p.m.
Tickets for previews are $5. We will close on Saturday, April 11th, 2009 at 8 p.m. There is parking available in
the Mobil Gas Station across from the theater at a fee determined by Mobil Gas.
For more information and reservations call (773) 871-0442.

Herman Melville's famous novella is brought to the stage in this moving adaptation.

On Wall Street in the 1850s, Standard, a well respected
lawyer, hires a mild-mannered Bartleby to join his staff of scriveners. The delicate balance of the office is disturbed by Bartleby's presence and silent resolve, as the group spins towards chaos, the action shifts from farce to tragedy and back again. This adaptation's portrayal of a lonely, inexplicably afflicted figure whose actions test the tolerance and humanity of his fellow men goes straight to the heart of our own treatment of the damaged and destitute.

Bartleby The Scrivener is directed by Richard Cotovsky. It features Todd Lahrman, Daniel Behrendt, Carlo Lorenzo Garcia, Kevin V. Smith, Leonard Kraft, Shirley Cean Rogiers, Monte Lamonte and Colm McCann. Designers include Matt Reese (set), Stefin Steberl (costumes), Matthew Gawryk & Nic Jones (lights), Joe Court (sound). Stage Management is by Allison Goetzman. Assistant Director is Gus Menary. Assistant Stage Management by Anna Mary Brennan.

FOR RESERVATIONS AND INFORMATION CALL (773) 871-0442
VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT www.maryarrchie.com

 

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