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The Select (The Sun Also Rises)

Wed, Mar 01 - 7:30 pm

Regular Price: $92 - $108

Goldstar Price: $46 - $54

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A stage littered with liquor bottles and café chairs transforms from a Parisian bistro to the banks of the Irati River in Spain. A bar table roars to life and charges a matador. Championed by The New York Times as "a lively riff on Hemingway's first and greatest novel," The Select (The Sun Also Rises)'s innovative staging reimagines the 1926 roman à clef via a fusion of artistic forms. As the story winds its way through France and Spain and lands in the heart of the Festival of San Fermín in Pamplona, Hemingway's narrator carries the heavy burdens of a war injury and his inability to have the woman he desires -- a woman whose romantic escapades he follows with bemused but painful fatalism. Don't miss this genre-defying work by acclaimed theatre ensemble Elevator Repair Service when it takes over D.C.'s Lansburgh Theatre.

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Lansburgh Theatre 450 7th Street, NW Washington, DC 20004

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