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Eclectic Full Contact Theater has announced the line-up for their 17/18 season entitled “Enemies and Empathies.” The three show season begins in September, with THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT by Stephen Adly Guirgis, directed by EFCT Artistic Director David Belew, followed in March with SHE KILLS MONSTERS by Qui Nguyen, directed by EFCT Vice Chairman Katherine Siegel and the season concludes in June with FUDDY MEERS by David Lindsay-Abaire and directed by Belew.
Eclectic Full Contact Theater’s 17/18 Season (from the press release):
THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT
by Stephen Adly Guirgis
September 22nd – October 29th
It’s the biggest trial in Purgatory, and Judas is on the stand—surrounded by a Fellini-esque cast of character witnesses, from Satan to Sigmund Freud. Is he merely fallen or beyond forgiveness? In this far cry from any church pageant, you’ll laugh out loud while you reassess one of the most reviled names in history.
SHE KILLS MONSTERS
by Qui Nguyen
March 23 – April 22, 2017
So, your sister’s a Dungeons-and-Dragons-playing geek. You never really got along. And now that she’s gone, there’s only one way to make peace: by diving into her notebook, grabbing a sword, and walking a mile in her orc-kicking boots. Killer smarts, loads of sass, and sweet, sweet swordplay are all guaranteed.
by David Lindsay-Abaire
June 8th – July 8th, 2017
Being an amnesiac isn’t easy. See the world through their eyes and everything flips on its head by the minute. Who’s your friend? Who’s your enemy? What’s with the hand puppet? Good luck keeping up with this roller-coaster ride of an absurd comedy. Nominated for the Outer Critics Circle John Gassner Playwriting Award.
For more information on season subscriptions visit eclectic-theatre.com or call the Athenaeum Box Office at 773-935-6875.