One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Adapted for the stage by Dale Wasserman
Based on the novel by Ken Kesey
Directed by Sam White

The band of misfits – Harding, Martini, Cheswick, Billy Bibbit, and Scanlon – still live in Dale Wassermann’s stage adaptation of Ken Kesey's  iconic counterculture fable, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. The silent giant, Chief Bromden, watches as the band twitches and cowers under the icy sway of Nurse Ratched, until a savior in a leather jacket stomps into the ward.  R. P. McMurphy, a self-confessed psychopath, mad dog  does battle with Big Nurse.  Misrule and free will struggle against order and conformity in a tragicomic fight to the finish. 

Madison Theatre Guild’s production of this award winning play features a stellar cast:  Stephanie Monday as Nurse Ratched, Kamal Marayati as R. P. McMurphy, Stuart Brook as Dr. Spivey, and introducing Joe Getty in his MTG debut as Chief Bromden.

Produced by Madison Theatre Guild in the Drury at the Bartell Theatre, 113 E. Mifflin Street, Madison

Performances: May 8-23, 2009

Performance Times:

Friday, May 8, 7:30
Saturday, May 9, 3:00 & 7:30

Thursday, May 14, 7:30
Friday, May 15, 7:30
Saturday, May 16, 3:00 & 7:30
Sunday, May 17, 3:00

Thursday, May 21, 7:30
Friday, May 22, 7:30
Saturday, May 23, 3:00 & 7:30

Ticket Prices: $15. Seating is limited.

Call 608-238-9322 for reservations or more information.

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