Directed by: Jonathan Wierzbicki
Opening Date: 10/06/2017
Closing Date: 10/22/2017
Group Rates available upon request
Dr. Martin Dysart, a psychiatrist, is confronted with Alan Strang, a boy who has blinded six horses in a violent fit of passion. This very passion is as foreign to Dysart as the act itself. To the boy’s parents it is a hideous mystery; Alan has always adored horses. To Dysart it is a psychological puzzle that leads both doctor and patient to a complex and disturbingly dramatic confrontation. This international success reached new acclaim in London and on Broadway when revived in 2008.
“The closest I have seen a contemporary play come to reanimating the spirit of mystery that makes the stage a place of breathless discovery rather than a classroom for rational demonstration. Mr. Shaffer may have been trying for just such iconography a portrait of the drives that lead men to crucify themselves there. Here I think he’s found it.” – The New York Times
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ATTENDEES PLEASE NOTE:
Due to scheduled repairs to the stage in our Main Stage theatre, this Main Stage production of EQUUS will actually be performed in our Black Box theatre. And thus, no reserved seating is available.
Producer - Marie Fiorello
Director - Jonathan Wierzbicki