Oleanna is a fast-paced play that will make you wonder: how do you talk to someone whose views on life and interpretations of your every word and gesture are so completely different from your own?
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why watch oleanna
Things take a turn for the worse when a seemingly innocuous conversation takes place between a college professor and his female student. She files a claim of sexual harassment against him, which leads to spoiling his chances of being accorded tenure. The play by David Mamet, when it first opened nearly 30 years ago, caused a huge uproar amongst its audiences. With its take on political correctness and the use and abuse of language, this is a must-watch show. It is especially interesting to see the play now from the perspective of our #MeToo and Everyone’s Invited era.
When Lucy Bailey’s 2020 staging of Oleanna took place last December it received raving five-star reviews from national critics, who commended the performances of Jonathan Slinger and Rosie Sheehy.
Drama Fans | Power Politics
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1 hour 20 minutes
The Arts Theatre has a seating capacity of 350.
Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
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