EgoPo’s Lydie Breeze Trilogy Preview for Time Out Philadelphia

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John Guare is one of our great playwrights—but also one of the hardest to categorize. If you know him from The House of Blue Leaves or Six Degrees of Separation (which became a film starring Philly boy Will Smith in 1993), you’ll have a sense of his brilliantly idiosyncratic structures, the wit and pith of his dialogue and his ability to bring characters to life. But he wrote many other plays, covering a wide range of styles and topics, that are not produced nearly as often as they should be.

So, hats off to EgoPo Classic Theater, which is pulling off the theatrical coup of the Philly theater season: mounting Guare’s Lydie Breeze trilogy, a fascinating historical panorama of an American utopian society. Even better, Guare will be working with the company as they remount and revise these works, which he began 35 years ago and has never seen staged all together. Distinguished composer Cynthia Hopkins is also involved…

Read the full story, link to relevant sites, and order tickets at the Time Out Philadelphia link below:

https://www.timeout.com/philadelphia/theater/lydie-breeze-trilogy

 

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