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Event Category / Venue:  Pure Theatre


The Agitators

Start Date: 2nd May 2019
Category/Venue: Pure Theatre

Show runs through 18 May

The Agitators tells of the enduring but tempestuous friendship of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass. Great allies? Yes. And at times, great adversaries. Young abolitionists when they met in Rochester in the 1840s, they were full of hopes, dreams, and a common purpose. As they grew to become the cultural icons we know today, their movements collided and their friendship was severely tested. This is the story of that 45-year friendship – from its beginning in Rochester, through a Civil War, and to the highest halls of government. They agitated the nation, they agitated each other and, in doing so they helped shape the Constitution and the course of American history.

Show Dates & Times:
Thu May 02, 7:30 PM |Fri May 3, 7:30 PM
Sat May 4, 7:30 PM
Wed May 8, 7:30 PM |Thu May 9, 7:30 PM
Fri May 10, 7:30 PM | Sat May 11, 7:30 PM
Wed May 15, 7:30 PM |Thu May 16, 7:30 PM
Fri May 17, 7:30 PM | Sat May 18, 3:00 PM & 7:30 PM

 


 


The Humans

Start Date: 2nd May 2019
Category/Venue: Pure Theatre

Show runs through 18 May

At Thanksgiving, the Blake family gathers at the run-down Manhattan apartment in Chinatown of Brigid Blake and her boyfriend Richard. Brigid's parents, Erik Blake and Deirdre Blake, arrive from their home in Scranton, Pennsylvania, to have dinner with Brigid, Richard and Aimee, their other adult daughter. Brigid is a musician and Aimee is a lawyer living in Philadelphia. Aimee has recently broken up with her girlfriend and has developed an intestinal ailment. Also present is Erik's mother Fiona "Momo", who has Alzheimer's disease. The parents are unhappy that their daughters have left home and have abandoned their religion. The family members must deal with "aging, illness, and a changing economy".

Show Dates & Times:
Thu May 02, 7:30 PM | Fri May 03, 7:30 PM | Sat May 04, 7:30 PM
Wed May 08, 7:30 PM |Thu May 09, 7:30 PM | Fri May 10, 7:30 PM | Sat May 11, 7:30 PM
Wed May 15, 7:30 PM |Thu May 16, 7:30 PM | Fri May 17, 7:30 PM | Sat May 18, 3:00 & 7:30 PM