Election Season 2012 / October 19 – November 10
By Joel Gross
Directed by Luke Allen Terry
Just in time for election season, this historic sweep of a play imagines the life of one of the world’s most famous monarch’s, Marie Antoinette, her real life official portrait painter Madame le Brun, and the man who came between them, Count Alexis de Ligne, in a 3-person tour de force of the French Revolution. This tightly spun show sheds new light on the delicate skin of the most famous queens in history, surrounded by scandal, wit, political intrigue, and surprising tenderness. The queen is dead! Long live the queen!
The Cast of Marie Antoinette: the color of flesh
Marie Antoinette – Missy Moore
Count Alexis de Ligne – David Cates
Elizabeth Vigee-LeBrun – Kelly Reeves