Sierra Stages and the Miners Foundry will present Times Like These on Wednesday, February 23, 2017. Times Like These, written by John O'Keefe and directed by Sands Hall, is the next installment of Theater By the Book, a series of informal play readings for the community. Playwright John O'Keefe is planning to attend and will participate in a "talk back" with Sands Hall, the director, and the audience following the performance.
In 1930s Berlin, a headstrong, fiercely talented lead actress discovers she is no longer welcome in her theatre, because she is a Jew. With humor and compassion, irony and pathos, O'Keefe examines how a fascist movement gets underway, and asks us to ponder how "times like these" come about.
Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free with a $10 suggested donation. Advance tickets are available online, in person or by phone at the Miners Foundry, or at the door.