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Kingdom of Earth

Torn between two brothers.

At The Pyrle Theater - Greensboro

About

Kingdom of Earth

Priscilla McCall's presents

A Southern Gothic
by Tennessee Williams
directed by Preston Lane

Williams’ rarely-seen masterpiece is a battle of wills and a race against the inevitable. With little time left, young Lot returns to the Mississippi Delta to reclaim his ancestral home just as rising storm waters are about to consume it. He arrives with his new bride, Myrtle, and the all-consuming memories of his late mother. Caught up in her own romantic fantasies and the hope of a happy life, Myrtle soon discovers that Lot only married her to keep the property from its long-time caretaker, his embittered half-brother, Chicken. As the rain falls and the river threatens to flood the land, the three engage in a brutal, comic and intensely shocking power play for possession of all they’ve ever known.

This production is recommended for mature audiences.

Showtimes

2013
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Sun, Feb 107:30pm
Feb 11
Tue, Feb 127:30pm
Wed, Feb 137:30pm
Thu, Feb 147:30pm
Fri, Feb 158:00pm
Sat, Feb 168:00pm
Sun, Feb 172:00pm7:30pm
Feb 18
Tue, Feb 197:30pm
Wed, Feb 207:30pm
Thu, Feb 217:30pm
Fri, Feb 228:00pm
Sat, Feb 238:00pm
Sun, Feb 242:00pm7:30pm
Feb 25
Tue, Feb 267:30pm
Wed, Feb 277:30pm
Thu, Feb 287:30pm
Fri, Mar 18:00pm
Sat, Mar 28:00pm
Sun, Mar 32:00pm7:30pm
Mar 4
Mar 5
Mar 6
Mar 7
Mar 8
Mar 9

Creative Team

Director
Preston Lane
Costume Designer
Bill Brewer
Lighting Designer
Jesse Belsky
Dramaturg
Bryan Conger
Resident Vocal Coach
Christine Morris
Casting Director
Cindi Rush, C.S.A.
Stage Manager
Emily J. Mails
Scenic Designer
Anya Klepikov
Sound Designer
Phillip Owen
Resident Movement Director
Denise Gabriel

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Reviews:

Kingdom of Earth at Triad Stage
From the Front Row
February 18, 2013

"In Kingdom of Earth, they deliver a refined mint julep of a production with a decidedly sharp twist."

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Reviews:

Kingdom of Earth comes to Triad Stage
Classical Voice of North Carolina
February 15, 2013

Play: a largely ignored work of an American master. Director: one of the gutsiest risk-takers in American regional theatre today. Actors: three Triad Stage newcomers who stir things up a bit. Such are the makings of Kingdom of Earth, the latest Triad Stage production.

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News:

Tennessee Williams' Kingdom of Earth, With Philippe Bowgen, Ryah Nixon, Clayton Fox, Opens Feb. 15 at NC's Triad
Playbill.com
February 15, 2013

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News:

The artist literally behind the scenes at Triad Stage
Yes! Weekly
February 13, 2013

From the graceful fragility of glass to the juxtaposition of lace and chains, and now to an omnipotent, mostrous flood, the sets at Triad Stage continue to transform words into three-dimensional feelings. And there's one woman who continually aids the mission. 

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