IS HE DEAD? Runs Sept. 13-29

MPI_Is He Dead logoIS HE DEAD?
Mariemont Players Inc.
Sept. 13-29
Walton Creek Theater [Walton]

Directed by Michele Mascari

Cast: Nick Young as Francois Millet/Daisy Tillou, Ryan Bowron as Chicago, Jimmy Jackson as O’Shaugnessy, Darren Lee as Dutchy, Katie Jensen as Marie, Cat Cook as Cecile/Lefaux, Roscoe Mlinek as Papa Leroux, Petrina Barresi as Mme. Bathilde, Tara Pettit as Mme. Caron, Ray Lebowski as Andre Bastien & Danny Davies as Charlie/Basil/Claude/King of France/Policeman

IS HE DEAD? presents a fictional version of the great French painter Jean-François Millet as an impoverished artist in Barbizon, France. He stages his own death with the help of his colleagues to increase the value of his paintings, then dresses as a woman – ostensibly his sister, the Widow Daisy Tillou – to keep his secret safe. Is He Dead? combines elements of burlesque, farce, and social satire; it features devices like cross-dressing, mistaken identities and romantic deceptions to tell a story that raises questions about fame, greed and the value of art.

  • Fri-Sat, Sept. 13-14 at 8pm
  • Sun, Sept. 15 at 2pm
  • Thu, Sept. 19 at 7:30pm
  • Fri-Sat, Sept. 20-21 at 8pm
  • Sun, Sept. 22 at 2pm & 7pm
  • Thu, Sept. 26 at 7:30pm
  • Fri, Sept. 27 at 8pm
  • Sat, Sept. 28 at 3pm & 8pm
  • Sun, Sept. 29 at 2pm

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