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Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England

Orlando

By Virginia Woolf
Adapted by Sarah Ruhl
Directed by Erica Vannon

November 8 -10 and 14-16


E. C. Mabie Theatre
UI Theatre Building, 200 N Riverside Dr, Iowa City, IA, 52242

Sarah Ruhl's Orlando is a poetic dance of identity across centuries. Highlighting the fluidity of attraction and the mutability of gender, this dreamy adaptation from the original 1928 novel by Virginia Woolf is considered "the longest love letter in the history of English letters" from Woolf to her great love, Vita Sackville-West. One of the American theater's most beloved playwrights couples her sweeping storytelling with the original, lyrical narration by one of England's greatest authors to tell an epic story of love.


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Running Time

About 1 hour and 45 minutes, which includes one 10 minute intermission.
 

Policies

For this University Theatre event, each University of Iowa or other college student must present their student ID to attend the performance with a student ticket.

 

Parking

Parking in Lot 55 is free for patrons after 4:30 p.m. on weekdays and all weekend. Parking meters surround the perimeter of the lot for week-day use. Please note that Lot 55 is also a staging area for free shuttle buses to Hawkeye Football and Basketball games. On Saturdays when Mainstage performances are held at the same time as a Hawkeye Football Game, the metered lot on the West side of the Theatre Building will be reserved for Theatre Patrons.

Accessibility

The building is accessible to persons with disabilities. All theatres are accessible, and are equipped with hearing augmentation systems. For details, call Accessibility Services at (319-335-1158). The main entrance is accessible to persons with disabilities, and is located on the east (river) side of the building. It is reached via a ramp located at the southwest corner of the building.

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