Timeless Stories, Timely Theater.
30th Anniversary Production!
THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP
A Penny Dreadful by Charles Ludlam
Directed by Everett Quinton
Limited Engagement Now Playing thru May 11 Only
“Ridiculous is a very much more respectable word than our critics are aware. It’s a sensibility.”– Charles Ludlam
An American comedy classic of theatrical language and transformation, careening outrageously through Shakespeare, Victorian melodrama, Poe and Hitchcock, this high style quick-change act and hilariously horrifying love--letter to all things gothic marks the return of the Ridiculous to the West Village – replete with werewolves, vampires and mummies.
After his first wife, Irma, meets her unfortunate demise on the mysterious moors, Egyptologist Lord Edgar takes Lady Enid as his second wife, much to the dismay of his protective maid, Jane, and his leering swineherd, Nicodemus. But when Lady Enid suffers a similarly supernatural attack, life at Mandacrest Estate quickly becomes a gripping whodunit (or whatdunit) where nothing is remotely what it seems.
Cast Arnie Burton, Robert Sella
Creative Team John Arnone, Tracy Bersley, Ramona Ponce, Rick Sordelet, Peter West, Karin White, Brandon Wolcott
GALA BENEFIT OPENING - THURSDAY APRIL 17
Join the cast and creative team with special guests Emily Bergl, Linda Chapman, Andre' De Shields, Philip Goodwin, David Kaufman, Floyd King, Kathryn Meisle, Lola Pashalinski, Matthew Rauch, Miriam Silverman, Rocco Sisto, Elizabeth Smith, Nick Westrate, Margot White, Charlayne Woodard, and more...
OPENING NIGHT TICKETS
$300 premium seating + VIP pre-show reception & post-performance party admission
$150 benefit seating + party admission
$60 standard seating
For more information on this special evening, write firstname.lastname@example.org or call (212) 343-7394 Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm.
PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE Tue-Wed 7:30pm, Thur-Fri 8pm, Sat 2pm & 8pm, Sun 3pm*
*Varies, with one Sun at 2pm, one Sun at 7pm and one Mon at 7:30pm performance - Visit the calendar
LOCATION Lucille Lortel Theater
121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson
Box Office opens 2 hours prior to performances
Subway: 1 to Christopher Street | Parking: 332 West 11th Street
TICKETS $10 and up – Premium seating starts at $70
*Prices vary based on availability up to $95 – Book early for best rates*
DISCOUNTS for Previews, Groups, Students, Industry, Under 30, and Seniors,
plus selected $20 Tuesdays, $30 Thursdays & Pay-What-You-Will Wednesdays (limited # of tkts)
ASL Interpreted Performance: May 3 at 2pm, May 1 at 10am
RUNNING TIME The Mystery of Irma Vep plays 2 hours, including one 10-minute intermission
STUDENT MATINEE available to school groups on May 1 at 10am. Other dates possible. Contact email@example.com
FREE POST-PLAY DISCUSSIONS with Everett Quinton and David Kaufman follow Sunday matinees on April 27 and May 4
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