The majority of our event content is submitted by the community. DeafMN does not sponsor or run these events. We moderate but do not edit these events. Contact the event organizer if you have any questions about the event. You are welcome to submit your own event! Read our Event Guidelines to learn how. 

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

The Last Days of Commodus: A New Comedic Play by Four Humors

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

$10 – $20

A 100% accurate story about the worst leader ever.

(No, not that one. Commodus.)

Four Humors is finally brave enough to portray a theatre troupe that is brave enough to tell the story of a corrupt tyrant who has been dead for 1800 years.

We refuse to apologize for that. (Also, sorry.)

The year is 193 AD and the "renowned" Crocus and Ambrosia Players are touring the furthest reaches of the glorious Roman Empire to spread cautionary tales to the recently pacified (and eternally grateful!) savages of... whatever this dumb village is called.

Will the backward locals heed the warnings of absolute power run amok?
Will the awesome power of theatre enlighten their stupid, stupid minds?
Will the players make it out alive?

Hear the epic tale of a vain, power-hungry madman sowing chaos to further his own interests while sinking ever deeper into delusion and paranoia as those who seek to end his corrupt reign grow ever closer.

(No, not that one. Commodus.)

Few leaders in history have matched the personal, political, and moral reprehensibility of Commodus, though, as Mark Twain once said, "History doesn't repeat itself, but it often rhymes."

Join us for the laugh-a-minute tragedy of an empire in embarrassing decline.

(No, not that one. Rome.)

--------------------------------------------------

Directed by Jason Ballweber
Written by Matt Spring

Featuring:

Yvonne Freese, Kathryn Fumie, Ryan Lear, Brant Miller, and Madeleine Rowe

Costumes by Mandi Johnson
Lighting by Jon Kirchhofer
Projections by Brant Miller
Set and Props by Derek Lee Miller
Stage Managed by Nissa Nordland

--------------------------------------------------

April 5-20 at Strike Theater

ASL and Audio Described Performance Sat, Apr 13

All shows Pay What You Can at the door.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Details

Date:
April 13
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$10 – $20
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.artful.ly/store/events/17310

Organizer

Four Humors
Email:
info@fourhumorstheater.com
Website:
www.fourhumorstheater.com

Other

Accessibility
ASL Interpreted

Venue

Strike Theater
824 18th Ave NE
Minneapolis, 55418
+ Google Map
Website:
https://www.strike.theater/