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Monday, Feb. 15, 2010

Today @ Off-Broadway Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

The Off-Broadway Theatre transforms itself into a sort of afterlife for Next Act Theatre’s production of Ariel Dorfman’s Purgatorio. Staying true to the script, the Next Act production is very minimalist. In this world, purgatory...
Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010

Today @ Off-Broadway Theatre, 1 and 7:30 p.m.

The Off-Broadway Theatre transforms itself into a sort of afterlife for Next Act Theatre’s production of Ariel Dorfman’s Purgatorio. Staying true to the script, the Next Act production is very minimalist. In this world, purgatory...
Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010

Tonight @ Off-Broadway Theatre, 7 p.m.

The Off-Broadway Theatre transforms itself into a sort of afterlife for Next Act Theatre’s production of Ariel Dorfman’s Purgatorio. Staying true to the script, the Next Act production is very minimalist. In this world, purgatory has...
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010

Today @ Off-Broadway Theatre, 1 and 7:30 p.m.

The Off-Broadway Theatre transforms itself into a sort of afterlife for Next Act Theatre’s production of Ariel Dorfman’s Purgatorio. Staying true to the script, the Next Act production is very minimalist. In this world, purgatory has...
02.01.2010 | | Posted at 07:17 AM

The Intrinsic Appeal of Next Act’s Purgatorio

By Russ Bickerstaff
In a magazine somewhere in the mid-1980’s, I ran across a brilliantly minimalist narrative piece called Nogard. The premise was very simple: Take an epic hero—one who has been through a long series of breathtaking adventures conquered adversity and come through it all to become legendary--take this hero and put him or her into a vacuum and see what happens. This is the intrinsic appeal of Ar...
Friday, Jan. 29, 2010

Tonight @ Off-Broadway Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

The Off-Broadway Theatre transforms itself into a sort of afterlife for Next Act Theatre’s production of Ariel Dorfman’s Purgatorio. Staying true to the script, the Next Act production is very minimalist. In this world, purgatory...
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010

Tonight @ Off-Broadway Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

The Off-Broadway Theatre transforms itself into a sort of afterlife for Next Act Theatre’s production of Ariel Dorfman’s Purgatorio. Staying true to the script, the Next Act production is very minimalist. In this world, purgatory...
01.27.2010 | | Posted at 05:38 PM

David Cecsarini Talks About PURGATORIO

By Russ Bickerstaff
Next Act Theatre’s Producing Artistic Director David Cecsarini has put together some really great shows at the Off Broadway Theatre. This week he opens a show that he stars in, wrote, directed and designed both the set AND the sound for. Cescarini took some time out of his work on purgatory to answer a few questions about the production. Me: What does the production design of the show feel l...
Monday, Jan. 25, 2010

Theatre Preview

In the years since it opened, the intimate stage of the Off-Broadway Theatre has served as countless locations. Now through the end of February, it transforms into a sort of afterlife in Next Act Theatre’s production of Ariel Dorfman’s Purgatorio. It’s a place the playwright envisions as “A white room. Austere. No decorations.” Staying true to the script...

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