written by DAVID ADJMI
directed by TANGIENE NYEREYEGONA
March 9, 2018
Run time: 90 minutes
In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of “Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité!” in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our contemporary society that might just be entertaining itself to death.
In teaming up with Humanity Boutique and Little Delights Bakery, the night will be a decadent affair of sweets, punch, fashion walks, a selfie contest, and femme empowerment of the highest standards.
This production is a part of our PLAY READING SERIES, sponsored in part by a grant from the Lowell Cultural Council.