Show at 8:00pm (Doors at 7:00)
Feb 17, 18,
Feb 23, 24, 25,
Mar 1, 2, 3, 4
Age Appropriateness: PG13
UP POMPEII a hysterical good romp of a British Farce.
The play is set in the ancient roman town of Pompeii just before Vesuvius is about to erupt.
Lurcio, is the head slave to the bumbling Senator Ludicrus Sextus, his wife Ammonia, their promiscuous daughter Erotica and virginal son Nausius.There’s the runaway slave girl Voluptua, who’s escaped from a galley slave ship and promises Lurcio she’ll do anything he asks if he’ll hide her. Then we have the sexually obliging Suspenda who arrives at the house for a secret liaison with Ludicrus while the latter’s wife Ammonia is away in the country. We have the evil Captain of the galley slave ship, Captain Treacherous and his dopey sidekick Kretinus who are searching for Voluptua. Then we have the upstart footman Corneous who’s after Lurcio’s job. Rounding out the colourful cast is the bringer of doom and gloom, Senna the Soothsayer. The play is brimming with innuendo, double entendres, and tongue-in-cheek jokes as Lurcio makes countless asides to the audience.
Up Pompeii is a very funny play with laughs from start to finish.
Must be 16+ to participate due to the sexual innuendo-ish-ness (is that a word?!) of the show.
No singing, no dancing, and people should come prepared to do a cold read. Kate will have scenes/scripts available at the auditions.
UP Pompeii is a hysterical good romp of a British Farce, brimming with innuendo, double entendres and tongue-in-cheek jokes.
Performance dates are February 17, 18, 23, 24, 25 and March 1, 2, 3, & 4.
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