Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Hope College Great Performance Series

Hope College Great Performance Series to Feature Aquila Theatre



The New Yorker Magazine has described Aquila’s productions as The classics made relevant with superb acting and clever staging, while The New York Times has called the company “The excellent Aquila Theatre, an extraordinarily inventive and disciplined outfit.
Aquila Theatre will be presenting Fahrenheit 451 on Tuesday, 


February 18, 2014
One of the most revered novels of the 20th century, Fahrenheit 451 is Ray Bradbury’s dystopian tale of a bleak future in which literature and knowledge are on the edge of extinction. Considered a work of science fiction when first published, Fahrenheit 451 has been debated for decades: issues of censorship, the effects of technology on society and literature, and the means by which knowledge is gained continue to be very real concerns in the present day. Bradbury wrote the stage version of his novel as well.
 

February 19, 2014
Aquila Theatre will stage Shakespeare’s comedy Twelfth Night. Written in 1600 and set against a background of romance and mystery, the story of identical twins and mistaken identity, set in the mystical world of Illyria, explores the universal themes of love and all its ambiguous effects on human behavior.





7:30 PM Knickerbocker Theater, 86 East 8th Street, Holland, MI 49423

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