Pericles and Macbeth to be part of A Noise Within’s 2013-14 Season

Lost and Found ANW

Single tickets are now on sale for A Noise Within’s Fall 2013 season. This season the plays are thematically tied by the tireless search to find that which has been lost. Julia Rodriguez Elliott said, “Much of life is about managing loss – and the search to find what we perceive we have lost: the longing for spent youth, the sadness for the unyielding search for a lost child. Sometimes it is re-discovery – the thrill of a romance, a self-deception of great entitlement, or finding a key to a locked mind. We’ve chosen these stories because they all explore values we find precious – love lost, love found, meaning lost and meaning found.”

The 2013-2014 schedule includes:

Pericles (Sept. 7 – Nov. 24, 2013)
By William Shakespeare, Directed by Julia Rodriguez-Elliot
This romantic fairy-tale is an action-packed, tempest-tossed hero’s quest: a magical mystery tour spanning decades and continents. 

The Guardsman (Sept. 28 – Nov. 30, 2013)
By Ferenc Molnár, Directed by Michael Michetti
A Hungarian stage star, terrified that his recent marriage is already on the rocks, concocts a scheme meant to invigorate the passions of his starlet wife.

Endgame (Oct. 19 – Nov. 23, 2013)
By Samuel Beckett, Directed by Geoff Elliott
Considered by many to be Nobel Prize recipient Samuel Beckett’s greatest single work, Endgame mixes beauty, vitality, and wry humor in a devastating distillation of the human condition.

A Christmas Carol (Dec. 7 – 22, 2013)
By Charles Dickens, Adapted by Geoff Elliott
Directed by Geoff Elliott
Dickens’A Christmas Carol is a magical whirlwind tale through past, present and future that single-handedly defines the healing power of forgiveness.

Tartuffe (Feb. 15 – May 24, 2014)
By Molière, Adapted by Richard Wilbur, Director TBA
The world’s most famous Scoundrel’s story, Tartuffe is comic genius Molière’s tale of naiveté, religious hypocrisy, and the triumphant victory of good over evil-and all in 1,962 twelve-syllable lines of rhyming couplets!

Macbeth (Mar. 8 – May 11, 2014)
By William Shakespeare, Directed by Larry Carpenter
In a world rife with superstition and witchcraft, the Bard’s insatiable Scottish couple leads us down a traitorous and blood-soaked road to the throne only to learn that power attained through murderous greed is enshrouded with the sleepless shriek of a guilty conscience.

Come Back, Little Sheba (Mar. 29 – May 17, 2014)
At a time when the pace of American life was not so rapid, a middle-aged couple, awash in what-ifs and drifting apart, takes in a young, vivacious college boarder, creating an explosive catalyst for change.

Season Subscriptions and Single Tickets for Fall 2013 performances are available by calling 626.356.3100 ext. 1, or visiting www.anoisewithin.org.

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