The Amateurs - Cancelled
By Jordan Harrison
Directed by Jen Uphoff Gray
Hollis is a performer in an itinerant troupe of actors attempting to outrun the Black Plague in this 14th century-set comedy by the author of 'Marjorie Prime.' The Renaissance is still in the future, and so is the concept of self-determination. So when Hollis stops a performance to wonder why Mrs. Noah would get on that ark, she throws her castmates into chaos.
This thought-provoking and centuries-spanning play delights in the imaginations of theater-makers and theater-goers everywhere. And in a tale as inventive and hilarious as its characters, 'The Amateurs' ponders the purpose of art in turbulent times.
Produced by Forward Theater Company at Overture Center for the Arts, 201 State Street, Madison
Performances: March 19 - April 5, 2020
The health and safety of our patrons, performers, volunteers, and staff is our highest priority. We have followed closely the news of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in our community, and out of an abundance of caution, we are cancelling all public performances of The Amateurs.
However, we are also extremely proud of the artistry by the actors and creative team on this play, and are currently working on alternative ways to share this special production with you. We ask for your patience as we work on those details and determine all of the options we will be able to offer to ticket holders. Updates can be found here, and will also be shared via email, our e-newsletter, and social media.