Sunday, March 21, 2010

Upcoming: Body Awareness, Hyde Park Theatre, April 8 - May 8

UPDATE: Mention by San Francisco playwright Tim Bauer in his blog "Direct Address," April 22

UPDATE: Review by Ryan E. Johnson at, April 13

UPDATE: Review by Jeane Claire van Ryzin on Statesman's Austin360 "Seeing Things" blog, April 12

UPDATE: Audio with Mike Lee on KUT's "Arts Eclectic," April 12

Received directly:

presents the Southwest premiere of

Body Awareness

a comedy by Annie Baker

directed by Ken Webster

April 8 - May 8, Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 p.m.

Tickets are $19 and $17 for students, seniors, and ACOT members on Fridays and Saturdays. Thursdays are pay-what-you-can. Hyde Park Theatre is located at 511 W. 43rd. Tickets can be charged online at, or by phone at 479-PLAY.

Featuring: Kenneth Wayne Bradley,Katherine Catmull,Emily Erington, Stephen Mercantel, Ken Webster

It's "Body Awareness Week" at a very-liberal-indeed liberal arts college in Shirley, Vermont, and tensions are coming to a head. Phyllis, one of the organizers, can't get people to stop calling it "Eating Disorders Week" ("if we could just correct that on all the posters, that would be great.") Her partner Joyce is trying to persuade her socially awkward son ("I'm actually 21. I'm old enough to have sex with an adult woman.") that he may have Asperger's Syndrome. Frank,the guest artist staying at their home, photographs nude women of all ages...all ages.

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