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Thursday
12
APR

Mr Burns, a post-electric play

19:30
16:00
The Scoundrel & Scamp Theatre
Event organized by The Scoundrel & Scamp Theatre

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After a cataclysmic event, survivors gather around a fire recalling the stories of The Simpsons episodes they will never see again.

Seven years later - electric power a fading memory - the episodes and commercials survive among theatrical troupes as oral tradition.

Seventy years later, the tales - now musical pageant - are imbued with religious significance for a society still reeling from near extinction. Mr. Burns won the 2014 Drama League Award for Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play.

The New York Times compared Mr. Burns to Boccaccio's The Decameron and the grand musical finale was described by Vulture Magazine as “equal parts Brecht and Bart, Homer and the other Homer."

Directed by Claire Marie Mannle
Photo by Tim Fuller