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Burn This 1Play: Burn This

Playwright: Lanford Wilson

Play Dates and Times: February 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24 and 25 at 8 p.m.; February 12, 19 and 25 at 2 p.m.

Plot: Choreographer Anna buries her best friend and is shocked when her dead friend’s brother comes to collect her personal effects. His coarse honesty and overbearing personality are the antithesis of Anna’s artist boyfriend and everyone else in her Burn This 08life …. and yet the attraction is magnetic. This romance between the seemingly mismatched Anna and Pale exemplifies the strength, humor, and complexity of all of Lanford Wilson’s work.

Director:  Anne Dodd

Cast: The show stars 

  • Paul Graffy (seen most recently in The Best Man Burn This 11and Stage Kiss),
  • Annette Trossbach (Stage Kiss and My Brilliant Divorce), 
  • Rob Green (The Graduate, Death of a Salesman), and 
  • Brandon Somers, who is making his Lab Theater debut.

Burn This 12What Say the Critics:

  • Drama Logue: “Quite simply, Lanford Wilson’s BURN THIS is superb writing transformed into brilliant theatre…”
  • L.A. Herald Examiner: “BURN THIS is Lanford Wilson’s masterpiece.”

Ticket info.: $21 for adults and $10 for students online, in advance, or $25 for adults and $12 for students at the door. The theater also offers senior and military discount tickets for Burn This 14Thursday performances, $18.50 online in advance. All tickets are available at http://LaboratoryTheaterFlorida.com or by calling (239)218-0481.

January 26, 2017.

 

 

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