UCLA International Theatre Festival
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THE INTERNATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL
features several US premieres and exclusive engagements. Six eclectic productions by artists from the UK, Ireland, Belgium, and Germany range from the intimate solo performance of Jewess Tattooess to the large-scale production and US tour debut of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.
POSTPONED: * October 1-4: -BUNG, a controversial and explosive theater/film work by Belgium's leading director and writer Josse De Pauw.
* October 1-5: the exclusive US presentation of British solo performer Marisa Carnesky in Jewess Tattooess-old world nostalgia tangles with the breaking of deep-rooted taboos.
* October 15-18: Improbable Theatre returns to UCLA Live with The Hanging Man-a ridiculous, beautiful, and ultimately bittersweet journey.
* October 15-19: Acclaimed Scottish-born monologist Oscar McLennan weaves a darkly comic tale in The Quiet Bastard: The Director's Cut, combining surreal humor and manic energy with a modern nod to Samuel Beckett.
* October 22 - November 2: The legendary Shakespeare's Globe Theatre kicks off its first US tour at UCLA Live with Twelfth Night, an "original practices" production true to Shakespeare's time. Direct from a sold-out run in London.
* December 17-19: The exclusive U.S. premiere of Berlin's revolutionary Volksb-hne am Rosa-Luxemberg Platz performing Dostoevesky's The Insulted and Injured. Adapted and directed by renegade German director Frank Castorf.
For ticket information, visit www.UCLAlive.org or call 310-825-2101.