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Playwright

Luigi Pirandello

Performance Dates

February 6-9, 1974

Creative Team

Director....................................................Joseph Epolito

Designer-Technical Director.....................Fred J. Thayer

Costume Designer...................................Petie Dodrill

Synopsis

Tonight's production is Pirandello's play about six characters who were created by an author, but left incomplete. They now intrude upon a theatre rehearsal demanding that they be given life. At first, the troupe of players share their Director's view that they are mad. But as the pathetic dilemma of this wayward, disturbing family is unfolded, their reality imposes itself and commands consideration. Are they "real"? What is "real"? Is a person's role his identity? Eventually the Director and his company, you and I, are made to question some of our previously assumed certainties...

Disciplines

Acting | Dance | Theatre and Performance Studies | Theatre History

Keywords

College Theater, Otterbein University Theatre, Musical Theatre, Drama

Six Characters in Search of an Author

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