We Happy Few is vehement to announce their initial full deteriorate of theatre.
We Happy Few will flog off a year of thought-provoking and action-packed productions with DRACULA, appearing in several locations opposite Washington, DC and Durham, North Carolina in Sep and Oct 2017.
“Listen to them – a children of a night. What song they make. You dwellers in a city can't enter into a feelings of a hunter. “
Experience this nightmarish feat of storytelling as it drags we by a memorandum, journal clippings, and diary pages of a raging vampire hunt. With true confluence to Stoker’s text, immersive staging, and chilling, terrifying (and of march silly) performances, we move a assembly into a heart of Dracula’s conflict: a intersection of predator and prey.
THE DOG IN THE MANGER
We Happy Few earnings to their artistic home during a Capitol Hill Arts Workshop in Nov for THE DOG IN THE MANGER by Lope De Vega.
“If she can’t eat, nobody will.”
When a Countess Diana’s secretary, Teodoro, expresses his adore for her lady-inwaiting, Marcela, Diana finds herself consumed with jealousy – and, to her surprise, in adore with Teodoro. The dual women start an heated conflict opposite class, wealth, and a common negligence for a desires of others as they quarrel for Teodoro’s affections. A humorous, though judicious hearing of privilege, THE DOG IN THE MANGER leaves us asking, “If we lifted my voice, would any of this change?”
Closing a deteriorate in May 2018 is PERICLES by William Shakespeare, also achieved during Capitol Hill Arts Workshop.
“Till Fortune, sleepy with doing bad, threw him ashore, to give him glad.”
Careening between sea storms, high courts, ribald brothels, house amour and cases of mistaken identity; Pericles examines a will of a tellurian suggestion to continue all obstacles no matter how pithy or unlikely. At once a story of adventure, passion, and loss; PERICLES asks if humankind can ever truly be a masters of fate.
ABOUT WE HAPPY FEW PRODUCTIONS
Founded in 2012 by Hannah Todd and Raven Bonniwell, We Happy Few is committed to presenting productions that offer a singular viewpoint on classical texts. We Happy Few has determined itself as one of Washington D.C.’s best tiny entertainment companies (the DCist, 2015) by nurturing a artistic sourroundings that thrives on garb collaborations with some of a nation’s many earnest rising entertainment artists. WHF’s flagship prolongation of a 6 actor, 90-minute HAMLET premiered during a 2012 Capital Fringe Festival to good acclaim, exploring a thought that a whole play unfolded in a pretension character’s mind. WHF’s prolongation of HENRY V final open was hailed as “a fascinating, resonant, and critical new take on a famous work” (Broadway World). DC Metro Theater Arts announced that We Happy Few’s work is “a new proceed to Shakespeare we will not wish to miss.”
Further sum about a productions can be found as it becomes accessible on www.wehappyfewdc.com.