Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
"The kind of full-on comedy that's rare on Broadway. It makes you laugh out loud, and repeatedly at that."
Vanya and his sister Sonia live a quiet, country life in their childhood home with plenty of time for self-reflection, and humorous counsel from their housekeeper Cassandra, who believes she has the gift of prophecy. Their pastoral world is upended by the return of their dazzling sister Masha (Beth Broderick), a high-maintenance Hollywood movie star, and Spike, her young über-hot boy-toy. Together this unlikely foursome is plunged into an absurd weekend of sibling rivalry and regrets that are triggered by a wacky costume party. This hilarious mashup of Anton Chekhov's plays, like The Three Sisters and Uncle Vanya, finds Chekov's classic themes of existential loss and longing giving way to hilarity in Christopher Durang's surprising, tender and uproarious family reunion.
Z-Lounge: Arrive early for pre-show musical entertainment by The Tim Curry - Will Dunlap Project in the Topfer Theatre's Main Lounge. Enjoy snacks and Happy Hour drink specials from our full bar.
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ZACH SUBSCRIBERS NOTE: The tickets you received in your season ticket packet labeled SPRING COMEDY are the tickets you will bring with you to see Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. This is the 5th show in your subscription series. If you have any questions, simply call ZACH's box office at (512) 476-0541 x1.
Please Note: Ticket price is not refundable. Late-comers are seated at the discretion of the House Manager. Unclaimed seats at curtain time are subject to release to patrons on standby.
The Tony Award-Winning Comedy for "Best Play!"
|Directed by||Abe Reybold|
|Scenic Design||Donald Eastman|
|Costume Design||Susan Branch Towne|
|Lighting Design||Jason Amato|
|Sound Design||Craig Brock|
|Properties Design||Scott Groh|
|Wig Design||Willa Kaye Warren|
|Assistant Director||David Weynand|
|Stage Manager (through June 1st)||Lisa Goering|
|Stage Manager (through June 22nd)||Cate Tucker|
|Assistant Stage Manager||Megan Smith|
|Stage Management Apprentice||Megan Barrett|
|Music by||Flying Balalaika Brothers|
or call 512-476-0541, x1
LAST CHANCE! FINAL WEEK, MUST CLOSE SUNDAY!
By CHRISTOPHER DURANG
Directed by ABE REYBOLD
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Champagne Opening Night: Thursday, June 5
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