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2013 Tony Award winner for Best Play

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

April 9 - 26, 2015

WRITTEN BY Christopher Durang

DIRECTED BY Jen Uphoff Gray

“…brainy and witty and clever and cute…In this hilarious mashup, classic themes of existential loss and longing are given both a modern spin and endlessly inventive comic twists.”
– Variety

In an old farmhouse

in Bucks County, PA, Vanya and his adopted sister Sonia are living out their middle age after years of caring for their ailing, Chekhov-loving parents. It’s a mild and tedious existence. That all changes once their movie-star sister Masha arrives with her twenty-something boy-toy Spike. Soon the siblings are dressing up as fairy-tale characters, channeling Maggie Smith, and dodging the voodoo curses of their soothsaying cleaning woman. Amidst the hilarity, there are moments when this family finds that good old-fashioned human connection might not be obsolete after all.

Overture Center for the Arts

201 State St,
Madison, WI 53703

Sponsored By:
Johnson Bank
Baker Tilly
MG&E
Isthmus

About the show

Runtime:
N/A

Performance Dates:
April 9 – 26, 2015

Age Recommendations:
N/A

Accessibility

We strive to make our performances available to the entire community. This guiding principle captures the theater we aim to be.

We’re proud to be a resident company at Overture Center, which provides practical accessibility for a variety of needs.

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Cast
Sarah Day
Sonia
James Ridge
Vanya
Marcy Kearns
Cassandra
Tracis Knight
Spike
Reggie Kellum
Spike - Understudy
Alexandra Bonesho
Nina
Julie Swenson
Masha
Creative Team
Chelsea Anderson
Assistant Director
Frank Schneeberger
Set Designer
Monica Butler
Props Designer
Tom Littrell
Lighting Designer
Joe Cerqua
Composer
Scott Rott
Costume Designer
Kim Patch
Stage Manager
Olivia Bedard
ASM
Doug Dion
Technical Director

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