Gloucester Stage Evening

Contact: Chris Shea
16
May
2018
Manchester-Essex
Gloucester Stage Co.
267 E Main St,

Gloucester, MA  01930
United States

Cape Ann Rotary Night May 16

$40 includes Buffet dinner from Virgilio's at 6pm and your ticket.

Madame Defarge (World Premiere)

New Musical inspired by Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities

By Wendy Kesselman  |  Directed by Ellie Heyman

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A passionate re-imagining of Charles Dickens’ infamous female icon, from A Tale of Two Cities, illuminates this new musical by Wendy Kesselman (The Diary of Anne Frank, My Sister in This House, The Black Monk). This is the untold story of Madame Defarge, the woman whose revenge sparked a revolution.

Against the turmoil of the French Revolution, two men similar in face but separate in fate weave a story of sacrifice and salvation all driven by Madame Thérèse Defarge battling oppression with longings for love, freedom, justice, and revenge. C’était le meilleur des temps, c’était le pire des temps…

With the breakthrough director, Ellie Heyman leading the charge – Madame Defarge runs May 11 through June 2nd at Gloucester Stage. Performances are Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30pm and Saturday and Sunday at 2:00pm.