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Saudade Theatre Presents - My Favorite Suicide at 905 Cole Avenue Theatre


10/18/2019 - 11/3/2019


905 Cole Avenue Theatre

905 Cole Ave
Los Angeles,CA 90038

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Saudade Theatre, the first Portuguese theatre company in the United States, presents the World Premiere of My Favorite Suicide, written and directed by acclaimed Portuguese playwright Mickal de Oliveira, in a coproduction with Lisbon-based theatre company Colectivo 84. My Favorite Suicideis an apocalyptic play that pits society and nature against each other, in which one extreme situation is debated in context of another, even more extreme circumstance. Performances of My Favorite Suicide will run from Friday, October 18 through Sunday, November 3, 2019, at 905 Cole Theatre at Anthony Meindls Actor Workshop in Hollywood, CA. For more information and tickets please visit With nine performances over the span of three weekends, the 80-minute play will run on two-out-of-three Fridays and all three Saturdays at 8:00 pm and Sundays at 7:30 pm. There will also be a matinee on Saturday, October 26that 3:00 pm in lieu of a performance the evening of Friday, October 25th. There is no intermission. Tickets cost $20. 905 Cole Theatre at Anthony Meindls Actor Workshop is located at 905 Cole Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038. Recommended ages for audience members is 16 years and older. On the verge of apocalypse, four friends grapple with the strangest of all human acts. What deaths do we give ourselves and what countless tales do we tell about them? My Favorite Suicide was written by Mickal de Oliveira exclusively for Saudade Theatre and translated by dramaturg Maria Ins Marques for this World Premiere production. The highly acclaimed Portuguese playwright blends classical philosophy and contemporary cynicism, placing importance on social and political analysis, and also experimenting with form. Saudade Theatre is committed to telling stories that affect social change. My Favorite Suicide inspires innovative dialogue by breaking the silence and taboo around this heart-wrenching subject while providing audiences with helpful suicide intervention and prevention resources. The company has partnered with the Pasadena Mental Health Advisory Committee to invite local nonprofit organizations to be present at each performance. Saudade Theatres production team includes Vanessa Varela (Producer), Filipe Valle Costa (Assistant Director), Garrett Crouch (Stage Manager, Lighting Design) and Drum & Lace (Original Music and Sound Design). Saudades coproducing partners, Colectivo 84, are represented by Mickal de Oliveira (Playwright, Director) and Maria Ins Marques (Translator, Dramaturg). The ensemble of Oliveiras My Favorite Suicide includes Saudade Theatre Founder and Co-Artistic Director Filipe Valle Costa (Snowfall, FX; Chicago Med, NBC), Co-Artistic Director Diogo Martins (Jos Saramagos Skylight), Liliana de Castro (Psi, HBO) and Joy Brunson (This Is Us, NBC; Snowfall, FX).

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