|Simon's Rock Theater Program to Perform 'RIOT'|
|12:27PM / Thursday, November 10, 2022|
|Simon's Rock students rehearsing for RIOT.|
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Bard College at Simon's Rock's Theater Program will perform "RIOT" on Thursday, Nov. 10 through Saturday, Nov. 12.
"RIOT" is directed by Assistant Professor of Theater and alumna Sara Katzoff '97.
According to a press release, originally created and devised by the Wardrobe Ensemble from Bristol (United Kingdom), "RIOT" is a tale of violence, greed and cheap sofas. Set in a lamp-lit showroom, "RIOT" integrates live music, early 2000's nostalgia and eyewitness accounts to reimagine the story of an actual riot that broke out during the grand opening of an infamous Swedish furniture store in north London. Filled with physical comedy, awkward romance and many characters.
Performances are Thursday, Nov. 10 at 7:30pm, Friday, Nov. 11 at 7:30pm, Saturday, Nov. 12 at 2:30pm & 7:30pm and will take place in the Black Box Theater at the Daniel Arts Center. The approximate run time is 80 minutes with no intermission. Tickets are free and must be reserved in advance here
. If tickets are not claimed 10 mins before the start of the show, they will be given to walk-ins.
Cast members: Agnes Allman, Ashlyn Bagocius, Liam Forest, Lydia Helmstadter, Cole Morrison, Tevah Rose, Rowan Truman, Johnny Vitell, Theo Walker and Jesse Yaverbaum. Directed by Sara Katzoff. Music Direction: Gigi Teeley. Lighting & Scenic Design: John Musall. Costume Design: Amanda Bury. Stage & Production Manager: Jean Kalin. Assistant Stage Manager: Rowan Truman. Assistant Director: Ashlyn Bagocious.