2013 - 2014 Season

Walking Shadow's current season of intelligent, provocative theatre includes four exciting productions with a mix of thought-provoking comedy, romance, and epic adventure. A blend of original works and reinvented classics with themes of passion, desire, honor, and betrayal.

 

savages square 150The Sexual Life of Savages

by Ian MacAllister-McDonald
directed by Amy Rummenie

Minneapolis Theatre Garage
November 22 - December 14, 2013

 

Hal discovers that his girlfriend is more experienced than he thought... and then he really screws things up. Swingers, posers, and sexual explorers collide in this hilariously raw and real portrait of our private lives. A brand new play from an emerging American playwright!

 

marystuart square 150Schiller's Mary Stuart

by Peter Oswald
directed by John Heimbuch

Red Eye Theater
February 7 - March 1, 2014

 

Mary Queen of Scots rots in jail, but rebellion is brewing. The exiled monarch, a threat
to her cousin Queen Elizabeth, pins her hopes on a secret band of conspirators. Scheming
politicians, a double agent, and an honest jailer play their parts, and soon the two powerful
women will meet, each desperate to defend her country.

 Peter Oswald’s vibrant adaptation
of Friedrich Schiller’s Romantic masterpiece explores the price of freedom and the passion
of defiance.
 

odyssey square 150The Odyssey

adapted and performed by Charlie Bethel

Open Eye Theatre
March 21 - April 6, 2014

 

Shipwrecks, sirens, and mythical goddesses meet magic, death, and revenge. Acclaimed solo
artist Charlie Bethel (Beowulf, Gilgamesh) re-imagines Homer's famous tale in a faithful yet
accessible performance. Voyage across land and sea, through the underworld, and to the top
of Mt. Olympus as Odysseus seeks his homeland and the arms of his loving wife. Don't miss
this thrilling epic adventure, suitable for most audiences.
 

musketeers square 150The Three Musketeers

a new adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' novel
by John Heimbuch, directed by Amy Rummenie

presented by the Guthrie Theater
May 9 - 25, 2014

 

D'Artagnan yearns to join the King's Musketeers. But will his sharp sword and quick wit let
him survive Paris' treacherous labyrinth of gossip, slander, intrigue, and duels? When a favor
for the Queen's handmaiden brings d'Artagnan afoul of the powerful Cardinal Richelieu, the
daring youth befriends three Musketeers: Aramis, Porthos, and Athos. Together, they fight to
defend the Queen's honor and save the lady d'Artagnan loves -- but an intriguing woman
known as "Milady" has other plans for him. This crisp new adaptation of Alexandre Dumas'
popular romance is a fast-paced, swashbuckling adventure for the stage.

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