Iowa City – Theatre Cedar Rapids is graciously allowing the Iowa City Community Theatre to present Horatio’s Purgatory, the TCR submission to the AACTFest in April. Performances are Friday, March 25th and Saturday, March 26th at 7:30 pm at the ICCT space at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. Running time is 55 minutes. Tickets are $10.
Matthew James and Kehry Anson Lane perform Rachel Horach Howell’s poetic and tragic reflection between the lines (literally) of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” told from the perspective of the ever-faithful friend, servant and “brother,” Horatio. Angie Toomsen directs.
“Horatio’s Purgatory” was presented at TCR’s Underground Festival in November and was named TCR’s official selection to compete in the state theatre competition in Newton, IA. The production team has working to refine the script, acting and staging in preparation for its state performance, April 2rd.