Saudade Theatre presents a co-production with Colectivo 84
A World Premiere
Playwright & Director Mickaël de Oliveira
Translated by Maria Inês Marques
Produced by Vanessa Varela, Filipe Valle Costa* & Diogo Martins
Starring Joy Brunson, Liliana de Castro, Diogo Martins & Filipe Valle Costa
Assistant Director Filipe Valle Costa
Stage Manager Garrett Crouch
Original Music by Drum & Lace
Publicity by Green Galactic
Venue Anthony Meindl's Actor Workshop
@ 905 Cole Avenue, Hollywood, CA
On the verge of apocalypse, in the middle of a mountainous forest, four friends grapple with the strangest of all human acts. What deaths do we give ourselves and what countless tales do we tell about them?
MY FAVORITE SUICIDE
The show runs 70 minutes without intermission.
*Actor appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association.
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souˈdädə/ [n.] a feeling of longing, melancholy, or nostalgia that is characteristic of the Portuguese.
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