'Address Unknown' - Playing Gablestage at the Biltmore

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GableStage
at the Biltmore Hotel
in association with Jay Harris and the
Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies, U of M
presents
ADDRESS UNKNOWN
By KressmAnn Taylor
Edited by Frank Dunlop

With Avi Hoffman and Ken Clement

Running thru February 12th
Box Office 305-445-1119

The story of a friendship between a San Francisco-based Jewish art
dealer and his former business partner, who has returned to Germany
as the Nazi Party comes to power.  As these dear friends become
ideological enemies, one commits a cowardly betrayal while the other
plots an ingenious—and deadly—revenge.
 
Address Unknown stars two wonderful actors: Avi Hoffman
(creator/performer of Too Jewish?) who has appeared at GableStage in
A Bad Friend and Frankie and Johnny in the Clair De Lune—and Ken
Clement, who is making his fourth return to our stage (Killer Joe,
Popcorn and Citizen Paine).

Address Unknown is based on a novella that first appeared in 1938
and became an immediate social phenomenon and literary sensation. 
At that time, The New York Times Book Review said, "The most
effective indictment of Nazism to appear in fiction!"  It was edited
for the stage by the esteemed British director, Frank Dunlop, who
was Laurence Olivier's associate at London's National Theatre.  At
the Royal Shakespeare Company, he directed Sherlock Holmes, Scapino,
and Camelot (with Richard Burton)—all of which moved from London to
Broadway.

The play premiered at the Promenade Theatre in NY in June of 2004
and was later presented at the George Street Playhouse in
Philadelphia.   GableStage is only the third theater to present the
piece.

"The abiding effectiveness of ADDRESS UNKNOWN comes from its
insistence that given the right political and economic climate, even
seemingly good people can go bad quickly.  That message is obviously
not without contemporary relevance!" ~New York Times

"Good old-fashioned thriller!  Packs a surprising conclusion!" ~Star
Ledger

"Beautifully written!  Lands with the grace of a butterfly to
deliver the sting of a wasp!" ~Variety

Special Performance Schedule
Friday & Saturday at 8pm
Sundays at 2 (no 2pm performance Feb 12th)
ALSO: 7pm performance on January 15, 22, 29 & February 12th

Individual tickets are $35, $40 on Saturday

GableStage is located in the eastern section of the Biltmore Hotel,
1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables. Valet parking is available.
Free parking is available in the Biltmore parking area west of the
hotel. For more information or to purchase tickets, call the
GableStage at 305-445-1119.

http://www.gablestage.org/

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