Porchlight Theatre Company presents outdoor production of"Our Country's Good" WHO: Porchlight Theatre Company WHAT: "Our Country's Good"By Timberlake Wertenbaker ~ adapted from the Thomas Keneally novel "The Playmaker" This outdoor production of "Our Country's Good," takes audiences to a New South Wales penal colony in the 1780s where a group of Royal Marines and convicts come together to stage a production of "The Recruiting Officer." Convinced that art and theater could inspire and restore the human spirit, a British lieutenant plans to present a stage play featuring a cast of misfit and illiterate prisoners when he meets opposition from his fellow officers. This award-winning play by Timberlake Wertenbaker features a storyline pulled from journals and other written accounts that touches on love, death, comedy and profound thought. This play contains language more suited to adult audiences. Co-directed by Ann Brebner and Tara Blau Picnics are welcome. Blankets, warm clothing recommended. WHEN: Aug. 16 to Sept. 8, 20127:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays7:30 p.m. Industry Night - Monday Aug. 27, 2012 PAY WHAT YOU WILL PREVIEW: Thursday, Aug. 16. Tickets sold at the door.OPENS: Friday, Aug. 16, 2012CLOSE: Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012TICKETS: $15 to $30General: $25 with advance web site reservations.$30 at the door.Seniors and Students: $15.
WHERE: Redwood AmphitheatreMarin Art & Garden Center,30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Ross, CA 94957 MAP: http://www.magc.org/about/documents/center_map.pdf PHONE: 415-251-1027 WEBSITE: www.porchlight.net PROMO VIDEO: http://animoto.com/play/STtdjFE0VlnYBMwdNy2rvQ
Telephone: 707-584-2000 Fax: 707-585-1363