September 28th-October 27th, 2012; shows at 8:00 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays
Off Center, 2211-A Hidalgo Street, Austin, TX 78702.
$18 at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/259317 or at the door
First thrown together at a fire evacuation shelter, Agnes and Alfred hold and release each other for the next seventeen years — driven onward by jokes, joy, and recklessness.
As an Oregon forest fire burns up their homes and everything they own, Agnes and Alfred meet at an evacuation shelter and start their lives over again, together. They are too smart and too brave for their own good. Too roughed up already. Funny at the wrong times. Too right for each other. Too tender and too moody. Over the course of five scenes and seventeen years, they burn each other down to the bare embers.
Agnes and Alfred is a new play by Physical Plant Artistic Director Steve Moore. It is directed by Carlos Treviño and features Thomas Graves, Hannah Kenah, and Katie Van Winkle.
The show is not recommended for children under 17.
Physical Plant Theater is a nonprofit theater company located in Austin, Texas and committed to creating original, unconventional stage plays. The company is the recipient of numerous B. Iden Payne and Austin Critics’ Table awards. Physical Plant is supported by corporate, foundational, and individual donors.
Steve Moore co-founded Physical Plant Theater in 1994 and has since written or had a hand in writing thirteen of its eighteen shows. He is a two-time recipient of the David Mark Cohen New Play Award, and holds an MFA in Playwriting from the Michener Center for Writers in Austin, TX. In 2012, his showBottled-in-Bond co-created with Zeb L. West was named “Best Theatrical Event” by the Austin Critics’ Table.
Carlos Treviño is a theater director, playwright, screenwriter, and an artistic associate of Physical Plant Theater and Rubber Repertory. Segments of his film anthology "Fourplay" have screened at Cannes and Sundance film festivals; the entire film premiered at Outfest in July.
Agnes and Alfred tickets available at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/259317
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