Synetic Opens 18/19 Season With SLEEPY HOLLOW

Synetic Theater's adaptation of Sleepy Hollow pulls together all the elements that made Synetic famous: Gothic horror, iconic characters and imagery, an emphasis on surreal, wordless storytelling that transcends spoken language and makes our productions something akin to live-action dreams (or nightmares, depending on the story). This one's got everything from our "greatest hits" and is also our first wholly American story-both written and set in the US. It's a story everyone knows-woven into our national soul, so to speak-but we're turning the tale on its head too, telling it from a different perspective than is usually done. By doing this, we're exploring and deconstructing the ideas of legend and myth, by showing that what we think we know about them-and about ourselves-is often far from the truth of what really happened.

October 3 >> November 4, 2018 Location: Synetic Theater, Crystal City, VA - 1800 S. Bell St., Arlington, VA 22202 Regular Run: Wednesday - Saturday, 8:00 p.m.; Sunday matinee, 2:00 p.m. Tickets: $35 and up. Student tickets start at $15. Senior citizens and military receive $5 off. Group discounts are available. About the Director Paata Tsikurishvili is the Founding Artistic Director of Synetic Theater. A native of the Republic of Georgia, he is an innovative, award-winning international artistic director, director, and educator with more than 20 years of experience fusing the classical elements of drama, movement, dance, mime, and music.

Irina Tsikurishvili is the Co-Founding Choreographer and Associate Artistic Director of Synetic Theater, and has choreographed and starred in over two-dozen productions. She is a 33-time Helen Hayes Award nominee for both choreography and acting, and has won the Award for Outstanding Choreography eight times. Her choreography was also featured in the 2013 film Swan Song. About Synetic Theater Founded in 1996 by the husband and wife team of Paata and Irina Tsikurishvili, Synetic Theater is a center for American Physical Theater, fusing dynamic art forms-such as text, drama, movement, acrobatics, dance, and original music. Synetic has received a total of 95 Helen Hayes Award nominations and 27 Awards for directing, choreography, acting, costume design, and best play.

Address: 1800 S. Bell St., Arlington, VA 22202 Metro: Crystal City (Blue / Yellow Lines) Tickets: $35 and up. Discounts available.Parking: Free after 4pm on weekdays, Free all day on weekends.Box Office: 866.811.4111 or www.synetictheater.org.

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