The Good Person of Setzuan

By Bertolt Brecht; adapted by Tony Kushner ("Angels in America")

Directed by Paul Mulcahy

"Good Person" is a fast-moving, comic consideration of Right and Wrong in the real world.

Produced by Mercury Players in the Evjue Theatre at the Esquire Theater, 113 E. Mifflin Street, Madison (just off the square).

Performances: May 6-27, 2000

May 6
8 pm
May 7
3 pm
 May 11
7:30 pm
 May 12
8 pm
 May 13
8 pm
 May 14
3 pm
 May 18
7:30 pm
 May 19
8 pm
 May 20
8 pm
 May 21
3 pm  
 May 25
7:30 pm
 May 26
8 pm
 May 27
4 and 8 pm

Thursdays $9.00 All other shows $12.00. Groups of ten or more, $2.00 off per ticket. Reservations: (608) 242-0150.

For more information call Marcy Weiland (producer), 251-1886.


The Set Designer

Mercury Players Theatre is proud to announce that Richard Hoover, 1999 Tony Award winner for his work on Tennessee Williams' "Not About Nightingales," is the set designer for "The Good Person of Setzuan."

Hoover has worked in theater, film, and television. His most recent project was the live television production, "Fail Safe." His feature film production design credits include Cradle Will Rock, Dead Man Walking and Bob Roberts for director Tim Robbins, Payback for Brian Helgeland, Apt Pupil for Bryan Singer, Blackout for Able Ferrar, Nightwatch for Ole Bjornadal and Torch Song Trilogy for Paul Bogart. He also designed for the television series "Twin Peaks," directed by David Lynch.

Hoover's other credits include Ed Wood (visual consultant); Checking Out (art director); The Sure Thing (art director) and Miracle Mile (art director). His theater credits include "Lemonade" at the Houston Alley Theater and offBroadway productions such as "Persians" at Circle Rep, "Mary Barnes" for Gideon Scheine, "Fantod" for Steven Katz at New York Theater Workshop, "As It Is In Heaven" for Mark Lutwak at the New York Theater Workshop, "Breaking the Prairie Wolf Code" for Liz Diamond at the American Place Theater and "Heliotrope Bouquet" for Joe Morton at the Playwriters Horizons.

Hoover also has numerous regional theater credits throughout the United States.