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Event Category/Venue: Pure Theatre




The Lifespan of a Fact

Thursday October 31, 2019
Category/Venue: Pure Theatre

Show runs Thur Oct 31 – Sat Nov 23

Pure Theater
134 Cannon Street, Charleston, SC
Presents: The Lifespan of a Fact
by Jeremy Kareken & David MurrelL & Gordon Farrell
Directed by Cristy Landis
REGIONAL PREMIERE Nov 1 – Nov 23

A determined young fact checker is about to stir up trouble. The demanding editor has given him a big assignment: apply his skill to a groundbreaking piece by the unorthodox author. Together, they take on the high-stakes world of publishing in this new comedy of conflict.

 



Welcome to Keene, New Hampshire

Thursday January 9, 2020
Category/Venue: Pure Theatre

Show runs Thu Jan 09 – Sat Feb 1

Pure Theater
134 Cannon Street, Charleston, SC
Presents: Welcome To Keene, New Hampshire
by Brian James Polak
Directed by Sharon Graci
co–world premiere with Chicago’s Strawdog Theatre

Boasting a dramatic structure mirroring that of Thorton Wilder’s Our Town, Welcome to Keene, New Hampshire advances Wilder’s original question, which asked us to consider what it means to be human, to ask a much more pertinent one: what does it mean to be human in the world today?

 



The Children

Thursday March 5, 2020
Category/Venue: Pure Theatre

Show runs Thur Mar 05 – Sat Mar 28

Pure Theater
134 Cannon Street, Charleston, SC
Presents: The Children
by Lucy Kirkwood
Directed by Erin Wilson
Outer Critics Circle Award: Outstanding New Play Nominee

In a cottage on England’s beautiful rocky coast, two retired nuclear physicists live a peaceful existence, but the world around them has been crippled by an environmental disaster. The surprise visit of an old friend brings a shocking proposition. Recent Broadway hit and 2018 Tony Award nominee for Best Play, The Children is a potent drama—utterly captivating and profound with sincere wit. Outer Critics Circle Award: Outstanding New Play Nominee

 



FAIRVIEW

Thursday April 16, 2020
Category/Venue: Pure Theatre

Show runs Thur Apr 16 – Sat May 09

Pure Theater
134 Cannon Street, Charleston, SC
Presents: FAIRVIEW
by Jackie Sibblies Drury
Directed Sharon Graci
WINNER OF THE 2019 PULITZER PRIZE FOR DRAMA
& THE 2018–2019 SUSAN SMITH BLACKBURN PRIZE

At the Frasier household, preparations for Grandma’s birthday party are underway. Beverly is holding on to her sanity by a thread to make sure this party is perfect, but her sister can’t be bothered to help, her husband doesn’t seem to listen, her brother is MIA, her daughter is a teenager, and maybe nothing is what it seems in the first place...! Fairview is a searing examination of families, drama, family dramas, and the insidiousness of white supremacy.