Judith Ivey is a wonderful Broadway actress who has come to Washington DC to direct a world premiere with an excellent local cast. An homage to Our Town, Our Suburb
invites audiences to suburban Illinois in 1977, when the Nazis threatened to march on Skokie. As the Major and Edelman families prepare for Christmas and Hanukkah, Ricky and Thornton fall into an interfaith teenage romance. Off to embark on exciting futures both inside and out of their suburban hamlet, the teenagers find themselves absorbed in a growing menace that turns into heartbreak, surprise, and headlines involving the whole
This is a Pay What You Can performance. The box office opens at 6 for a 7:30 start time. We'll meet at 6:30 to socialize a bit before the play. We will try to buy tickets in the same seat locations at that time, or you can just buy a ticket on your own. Among the cast, Jim Jorgensen and Kathryn Kelley are terrific local-based actors.
We can see if anyone is up for going out after - lots of good restaurants around.