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The Serpent Lady
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Based on a fairy tale by Carlo Gozzi
Adapted by Daniel Smith & Valentina Denzel

Directed by Daniel Smith

The Serpent Lady, Cherestani, the queen of a magical land, must test her husband's love.  Will he recognize his beloved when she turns into a snake?  This fairy tale by Carlo Gozzi is told in the style of commedia dell'arte, with masks, puppetry, and physical comedy.

Click for The Serpent Lady Show Program

(in the basement of the MSU Auditorium)

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 7:30pm
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 7:30pm
*Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 7:30pm
Friday, March 21, 2014 at 8:00pm
Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 2:00pm
Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 8:00pm
**Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 2:00pm

** Post-Show Discussion on Thursday, March 20, 2014 (Following the Performance)

†   Theatre and Translation Symposium, Friday, March 21, 2014, 1:00 PM  - 4:00 PM, RCAH Theatre.  Keynote Address by Dassia Posner, Assistant Professor of Theatre at Northwestern University.

*Director Pre-Show Discussion Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 1:15 PM


Tickets are available from the Wharton Center Box Office, 1.800.WHARTON,whartoncenter.com