MALVOLIO or WHAT YOU WILL
A Transgender Story
An Original Performance Created by: Sandra Brunell - Neace & Rachel Lopez
JULY 8, 9, 13A, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, 30 @ 8 PM
MATINEE - JULY 17 @ 2 PM 2016 – Followed by Community Talk
Opening with THE BRÜKA GREENSHOW
Reno, NV. Malvolio, Or What You Will is inspired by Malvolio from William Shakespeare’s comedy Twelfth Night. This original play, penned by Sandra Brunell - Neace and Rachel Lopez explores what it means to live as a transgender person in an intolerant society. The truth of the transgender journey through the eyes of those who live it is revealed through courageous stories and honest accounts of transgender then and now and what it truly means to live as your authentic self. The show opens each evening with The Brüka Greenshow, also an original performance piece.
MALVOLIO or What You Will opens with a post-show opening night champagne reception and appetizers from the Wild River Grille. The show runs weekly during Artown with shows Wednesdays through Sundays. Evening shows begin at 8:00 pm and there is one Sunday matinee for on July beginning at 2:00 PM. The matinee is followed by a community discussion at 4:00 PM with the company, invited speakers and our audience and community. The doors open a half an hour before curtain time. (Artist night is Wednesday July 13, 2016. – ALL TICKETS are $10 for Artist Night. Suggested for ages 14 and up.
Community Post-show talk– Sunday, July 17 from 4:00 – 5:30 at Brüka Theatre, the public, including Brüka audiences are invited to dig deeper into the subject of transgender roles through history and acceptance and transition in our society. We believe every person has a unique and individual story and every voice, every person is important in this world and our understanding of the journey we are all on. We present this post-show talk in the spirit of “Raise Your Voice” the vision for our 23rd season