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Rapture, Blister, Burn a Many Hats production!

Friday, September 20     08:00 PM

Many Hats Theatre Company, 1475 Fairview Road, Penticton Locate on the map

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For our 59th production and the fourth in our 12th season we are pleased to bring you a contemporary comedy "Rapture, Blister, Burn" by award-winning American playwright Gina Gionfriddo who has written for 'The West Wing' and 'House of Cards.'

Can any woman have it all? After university Catherine (Tammy Hansel) and Gwen (Dianna Zumpano) chose opposite paths: Catherine built a career as a rock-star academic, while Gwen built a home with her husband Don (Neil Ritcey) and children. Decades later, unfulfilled in opposite ways, each woman covets the other's life, and a dangerous game begins as each tries to claim the other's territory. Sparks fly and the age-old question arises: 'what do women really want?' Rounding out the cast as Alice Croll is Many Hats favourite Eleanor Walker and as Avery, Dana Beecroft. Eric Hanston Directs and Shannon French is the Producer.

"Rapture, Blister, Burn' dissects modern gender politics in this breathtakingly witty and virtuosic comedy, set in a small New England college town. Traversing the experiences of women across the generations, this play is a hugely entertaining exploration of a new style of feminism, ripe for the twenty-first century.