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  "A people who do not cherish and promote their theatre are, if not yet dead, in the process of dying, just as theatre which does not capture the vibrancy of society, of history, the drama of its people, but is only a casino or a place to kill time."

-Federico Garcia Lorca
1931

July 28 - August 13, 2011
on the streets of Allentown and at the Manny Fried Playhouse

For the 2011 Buffalo "infringement" Festival
the world-debut of

 
GUILLOTINE:
Heads Will Roll!

Written & Directed by Joe Siracusa

 
Performances starting in Allentown's Day's Park:
July 28th - August 7th
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays @ 8pm

Bonus performances indoors starting at the Manny Fried Playhouse:
August 11th - 13th
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday @ 8pm

Admission for all shows is pay-what-you-can
(suggested donation $10)

     For our seventh annual "infringement" Festival production, we unapologetically present the world-debut of GUILLOTINE: Heads Will Roll! a vibrantly in-your-face and deliciously original protest play that roams the streets of Allentown defiantly telling it like it is, was, and ought to be! 
Click below for more info...
-- About the Author/Director
-- Director's Notes
-- Cast & Crew Bios, Headshots
-- Directions to the Theatre
-- Publicity Photos
-- Return to the GUILLOTINE Mainpage
  
RELATED INFORMATION:
-- About the Buffalo "infringement" Festival
-- Visit the website of Buffalo "infringement" Festival

     Daring spectators are invited to gather in Buffalo's Day's Park and follow the caravan through the streets, backyards, alleyway, and byways of Allentown for a time-tripping theatrical experience as GUILLOTINE conjures famous freedom fighters from the French Revolution through to modern times.
     Thomas Jefferson, Mahatma Gandhi, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Mother Theresa, and many more draw the all-too-frightening parallels between the political corruption of Bourbon France of 1789 and the outrages of today's political system.
     Find out what happens when corporate corruption and greed take over changing the United States in "USA-inc".  When the People are no longer citizens, but indentured employees of the first corporate state.  Where democracy is outsourced and people are executed by guillotine -- "the corporate razor" -- just for thinking like the subversive rebel of America past, Thomas Jefferson.

     GUILLOTINE: Heads Will Roll! is the brain-child of internationally-renowned experimental director Joe Siracusa.  Subversive Theatre is thrilled to bring this wildly inventive bohemian artist to Buffalo for a second time (he first graced Subversive Theatre with his extraordinary production of the one-man show I AM HAMLET in May/June of 2010).
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Written and directed by Joe Siracusa with Assistant Direction by Subversive Theatre's own Colleen Neumann*, GUILLOTINE features the acting talents of Brittany Kucala*, Mollie McDermott, Tommy Vane, Emilie Pryor, John Kehoe, Stephane Ouedraogo, Caitlin Neumann, and Lesta Ammons.  Costume Design is Mollie McDermott with Technical Direction by Emily Pedersen.
     Performances run Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays for the two weekends of the Buffalo "infringement" Festival -- July 28th through August 7th -- with each show beginning in Day's Park and wending its way through Allentown from thence.
     As a special bonus, we'll also be presenting one weekend of indoor performances at our Manny Fried Playhouse at 255 Great Arrow Avenue on the third floor of North Buffalo's Great Arrow Building running August 11th through the 13th with shows Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8pm.
     Admission for ALL shows is pay-what-you-can (suggested donation $10.00 per person).

     For more information, give us a call at 716-408-0499.

* = indicates members of the Subversive Theatre Collective

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