Orlando4cVirginia Woolf’s gender-bending classic ORLANDO, adapted by Sarah Ruhl



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Directed by Amber Jackson

Featuring Acting Company members Sara Barker (as Orlando) and Jay Hardee

Orlando: A Biography, Virginia Woolf’s gender-bending classic novel, was way ahead of its time when it first came out in 1928. But now that we all live in the age of genderqueer, 2014 is definitely Orlando’s time—especially if WSC Avant Bard’s edgy new production is any indication. Adapted for the stage by MacArthur “genius” playwright Sarah Ruhl, Orlando takes audiences on a time-traveling erotic journey with a winsome young man who awakens one morning to find himself in the throes of a surprising transformation. “Which is the greater ecstasy,” Orlando asks innocently, “the man’s or the woman’s?” You’ll have to come to find out.

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For insider insights from the Orlando creative team, visit director Amber Jackson’s blog.

For cool things to know about Orlando, click here for a study guide and discussion resource.



Previews: February 21-23, 25 at 7:30 pm.
Opening/Press Night: Wednesday, February 26 at 7:30 pm.
Performances: Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 pm; Saturday and Sunday* at 2 pm through March 23.

All previews and Saturday matinees are PAY WHAT YOU CAN.
* Sunday matinees are followed by Unscripted Afterchats featuring members of the creative team.


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Shirlington, VA 22206

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