[e-drive][TICKETS: EQUITY DISCOUNT, VANCOUVER]
kaethe at caea.com
Mon Jul 14 17:56:05 EDT 2003
>From Depths of The Electric Company Laboratory...
Two Million Volts of Theatrical Magic
Brilliant! The Blinding Enlightenment of Nikola Tesla
Winner of Five Jessie Awards Including Outstanding Production and
Outstanding Original Script
For a limited engagement at the Firehall Arts Centre
July 17 - 20
Showtime each night at 8 pm
Tickets are: $23/19 for Equity, students, seniors
With a 2 pm matinee on Sunday, July 20th
For tickets please call the Firehall Arts Centre Box Office:604-689-0926
For more information, please call: 604-253-4222
Artistic Team: Kim Collier, Mara Gottler, Rory Gylander, Amos Hertzman,
Jan Hodgson, David Hudgins, Andreas Kahre, Kevin Kerr, Adrian Muir
And Starring Jonathon Young as Nikola Tesla
Brilliant! is a dizzyingly theatrical and fast paced exploration of the
man who ushered in the modern wireless age. Physical, stylish, playful,
and irreverent it tells the story of a visionary so consumed by the
impulse to create that it becomes the thing that destroys him and those
few that manage to come close to him.
At the dawn of the 20th Century, Nikola Tesla's fame shone brighter than
Edison, Marconi, and a host of other inventors who would eventually take
the credit for the work of this obsessive and eccentric pioneer. The
darling of the social scene, he was also a charismatic showman. But
when his obsession turns to creating a system of free and unlimited
energy as well as a wireless world-wide communication network to unite
humanity, the forces of industry and government turn against him.
Witness the spectacle, genius, passion, and inovation that provided the
original charge to one of Vancouver's most exciting and innovative
theatre companies. A production from the company that created last
year's award-winning hit The Fall along with such other creations as The
One That Got Away, Flop, Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands, and The Score.
Please direct all responses and inquiries directly to the theatre or
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