November 7 - 28, 2015
Previews November 5 and 6
Produced by Cadence Theatre Company, in partnership with Virginia Rep.
At Theatre Gym at Virginia Rep Center
By Peter Shaffer
Direction by Anna Johnson
Choreography by Scott Putman
"Go do this: Equus"
"Mesmerizing and haunting, Peter Shaffer’s masterfully-crafted script, Equus, was exquisitely rendered"
"The dancers, inhabiting the spirit, grace and physicality of horses, allow us to gaze upon the equine soul and the primal beauty it contains"
In Association with Amaranth Contemporary Dance and VCU Dance. This whirlwind thriller presents a provocative view of the Apollonian and Dionysian conflict between logical reasoning and chaotic emotional obsession as a psychiatrist endeavors to comprehend his young patient’s shocking brutality. This gripping international theatrical masterpiece is the winner of the 1975 Drama Desk Award: Best Play; Tony Award: Best Play; New York Drama Critics Circle: Best Play.
Contains full nudity. Parental discretion advised; suggested for ages 18+.