Coming Soon-Gertrude Stein and a Companion

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Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude Stein-Paris, France

Gertrude Stein currently is not merely a legend, but also a whole folklore, a subject for an epic poem…*

*Carl Von Vechten

Before Gloria Steinam,  two American women blazed a trail for feminism as the Grand Dames of the Avant-Garde artistic movement from their salon in Paris.  For more than 30 years, Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas welcomed a never-ending parade of luminaries, GI’s and ordinary citizens to their home including Pablo Picasso, Ernest Hemingway, Graham Greene, Paul Cezanne and Henri Matisse.

In Gertrude Stein and a Companion, playwright Win Wells has captured the essence of this collaboration in a witty and poignant script that evokes the spare beauty of words and language made famous by Stein.

Bluff City Theater is proud to bring you this second production in our 2016 Season dedicated to strong female characters.  Under the direction of John Contini, nominated for Outstanding Director-Comedy in the 2015 St. Louis Theater Circle Awards, Laura Ackermann and Susie Wall bring to life one of the greatest literary partnerships in history.  Audiences are going to love this production.

Buy your tickets today as seating is limited.  Only 7 performances from March 18th-26th, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  Tickets are just $25 each or a 4-ticket Flex Pass is available for $89.  Buy online or call the Box Office at 573-719-3226.  Hurry, opening night is just 10 days away!

This production is made possible through a generous contribution from Dr. Michael and Sharon Bukstein.

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