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A Season of World Premieres

A Season of World Premieres Spooky Action Travels to New York and Paris, Back and Forth in Time Last of the Whyos by Barbara Wiechmann Directed by Rebecca Holderness Feb 5 – Mar 1, 2015 Featuring Michael Kevin Darnall, Tia … Continue reading

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The Two-Character Play by Tennessee Williams

Compassion and humor intersect with imagination and memory Spooky Action Theater opens its 2013-2014 Season with Tennessee Williams’ The Two-Character Play, directed by Artistic Director Richard Henrich. Williams called this “my most beautiful play since Streetcar.” The production runs October … Continue reading

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New Works in Action launches four plays in September

Round Two begins in October 2013 As part of its program to develop new plays, Spooky Action Theater is launching four play development events in September. Following August workshop performances of Klytmnestra by performance artist Dane Figueroa Edidi, these events … Continue reading

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SPOOKY ACTION THEATER BRINGS OPTIMISM TO DC WITH A MODERN DAY CANDIDE

ALL IS FOR THE BEST IN THE BEST OF ALL POSSIBLE WORLDS – True or False? Transforming its performance space into theater-in-the-round, Spooky Action Theater continues its 2013-14 season with a new adaptation of Voltaire’s banned 1759 classic Candide.. Helen … Continue reading

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2013-14 SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT In it’s tenth season, Spooky Action Theater presents three tales of illusion, dream and imagination * October 2013 – June 2014 *

Illusion, dream and imagination. These are the elements that comprise Spooky Action Theater Company’s 2013-2014 Season. Led by Artistic Director Richard Henrich, Spooky Action presents The Two-Character Play by Tennessee Williams, The Wedding Dress by Nelson Rodrigues and Kwaidan by … Continue reading

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SPOOKY ACTION THEATER PRESENTS EAST-COAST PREMIERE OF A ‘METAPHYSICAL MIND-BENDER’

SOMETIMES FATE IS LIKE A SANDSTORM THAT KEEPS CHANGING DIRECTIONS Spooky Action Theater continues its ninth season with Kafka on the Shore, adapted from the book written by “one of Japan’s most exciting writers,” Haruki Murakami.. Frank Galati, best known … Continue reading

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SPOOKY ACTION THEATER KICKS OFF NINTH SEASON WITH MODERN-DAY ALICE IN WONDERLAND

Spooky Action Theater Company opens its ninth season with a bittersweet fable of our time. Written by Craig Lucas in 1983, Reckless is a darkly comic tale of a modern-day Alice in a perilous winter wonderland. Performances will begin with … Continue reading

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2012-13 SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT

spooky action presents three tales of transformation and self-discovery October 2012 – May 2013  Artistic Director Richard Henrich calls the coming season “a walkabout that will travel the songlines of our global society and our inmost selves – from contemporary … Continue reading

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MAKE A DATE WITH FASHION GALA EVENT

BACKGROUND In 2011, Spooky Action Theater became the recipient of a $1,600,000 bequest in the form of art works, antique furniture, vintage automobiles, and high fashion clothing and accessories. THE EVENT On May 19, 2012, Spooky Action’s annual Gala will feature a silent Auction and a Runway fashion show that Heidi Klum would be proud of. Exquisite clothing, shoes and accessories by famous designers Hermès, Armani, Ungaro, Hanae Mori, Miyake will be presented at the Gala and a pre-Gala sale on May 18. Continue reading

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