The Baltimore Waltz
by Paula Vogel
directed by Kamela Dolinova
The Baltimore Waltz is Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel's tragical-farcical love letter to her brother, Carl, who died of AIDS in 1988. It is a breathless, bawdy, and dreamlike tour through a Europe that exists only in the imagination of old Hollywood.
Anna has contracted a dread illness - Acquired Toilet Disease, or ATD - and her brother Carl whisks her through Europe to find an experimental cure. Only after countless sexual adventures and film-noir-style intrigue with the mysterious Third Man do we discover the truth.
Please note: This show will have strobe light effects for part of the performance.
About the Director: Kamela Dolinova has previously directed In The Jar, The Winter's Tale, and As You Like It for Theatre@First. She trained in theatre at Drew University and has worked with New Jersey Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, The Bickford Theatre, Two River Theatre Company, Unreliable Narrator, and others. She treasures working with actors to bring out their best performances, and is increasingly interested in movement-based theatre. She doesn't bite unless you ask really nicely.
Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 8pm
Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8pm
Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 2pm
Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 8pm
Friday, June 28, 2013 at 8pm
Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 2pm
The Baltimore Waltz was presented at Unity Somerville, 6 William Street, Somerville.
The performance space is not wheelchair accessible.
Parking on William St is by permit only. General parking is available on College Ave. Please read signs carefully to avoid ticketing.
The Third Man
Vickie Wu Torpey
Technical Director/Set Designer
Assistant Technical Director/Lighting Designer
Assistant Stage Manager/Rehearsal Assistant
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