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About The Possibilities and The After-Dinner Joke - Off Broadway

Show Info

Previewed
Jul 10, 2018
Opened
Jul 24, 2018
Closed
Aug 5, 2018

Summary

The Possibilities
The Possibilities by Howard Barker explore actions unexplainable by logic or rationality. From the biblical Judith to Czar Alexander to a bookseller who hordes his stock for fear that knowledge may fall into the wrong hands to a woman whose dress is investigated by the state as a provocation to men: these four plays contain all of Barker’s wit and complexity compressed into a brief thirty minutes.

The After-Dinner Joke
A must see curtain raiser to The After-Dinner Joke by Caryl Churchill. Told in 66 brief episodic scenes, the plot follows Selby, a young woman who quits her secretarial job to pursue her passion for ‘doing good’. As a charity worker, she earnestly avoids political issues, only to discover the impossibility of this. “There’s something political in everything.”

Venue

Atlantic Stage 2 photo

Atlantic Stage 2

330 West 16th Street
New York, NY
(212) 691-5919