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Maria Irene Fornes: The Conduct of Life

July 11 - August 17, 2014

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Purchase tickets online at Brown Paper Tickets or call the Box Office at 310-453-9939 to reserve seats.

Fridays, Saturdays 8:00pm
Sundays 5:00pm
Admission: $25
Students w/ID & Seniors (65+): $20
Sundays “Pay-What-You-Can”
(at the door only)

Directed by Frédérique Michel
Produced by Charles A. Duncombe

Cast: George Villas, Kristina Drager, Nicole Gerth, Nili Rain Segal, Johanny Paulino

City Garage presents nine-time Obie-winner Maria Irene Fornes’s chilling tale of torture and love.

Orlando, an angry young military officer, bitter about his low rank, blames his misfortunes on his uncontrollable sex drive and his marriage to Leticia, his uneducated wife. Determined to rise within the regime of an unnamed Latin American country, he becomes addicted to the dirty work of torture and interrogation. He abducts a homeless young girl who he hides in the basement and repeatedly abuses sexually to satisfy his self-destructive appetites. Incapable of expressing  love, he becomes a monster, both in his public and private life, psychologically punishing  the woman who loves him.

The play is a fragmentary and frightening examination of the complex way power is exchanged between torturer and victim.

Adult Themes.

Fourth Sunday Q&A
After the Sunday, August 3 matinee, please join us for an informal discussion with the cast and creative staff of The Conduct of Life.

This project is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission and the Wells Fargo Foundation.

"...Director Frédérique Michel and her collaborator, producer-designer Charles A. Dumcombe, are well within their element... Funny yet brutal..." -Hollywood Reporter