The Oldest Boy: A Play in Three Ceremonies

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An American mother and a Tibetan father must make a life-altering choice that will test their strength, their marriage and their hearts. Two Tibetan monks seek their three-year-old son. The boy is the reincarnation of a revered Buddhist lama, and the monks propose to take the child away for a life of spiritual training in India.

Presented by Spooky Action Theater

Show Type
Drama
Running Time
90 minutes
(0 Intermissions)
Appropriate For 16+ Price Ranges
$20 - $40

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Box Office Phone: 202-248-0301

Schedule Open/Close Dates: 06/06/2019 - 06/30/2019
Sunday 3:00pm--
Monday ---
Tuesday ---
Wednesday ---
Thursday 8:00pm--
Friday 8:00pm--
Saturday 8:00pm--
Important Dates
Cast
Performer Role
Franklin Dam Monk
Steve Lee Lama
Mathew Marcus Puppeteer
Stefany Pesta Dancer
Jenna Sokolowski Mother
Al Twanmo Oldest Boy
Rafael Untalan Father
Production Personnel
Playwright
Sarah Ruhl
Director
Kathryn Chase Bryer
Costume Designer
Julie Cray
Set Designer
Vicki R. Davis
Sound Designer
David Crandall
Movement for plays
Tuyet Thi Pham
Lighting Designer
Max Doolittle
Other
Matthew Pauli - Puppet Design and Construction

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Spooky Action Theater
1810 16th St NW , Washington, DC 20009
About the Venue:
Enter at the front door of the Universalist National Memorial Church. Free parking at the Masonic Temple at 16th & R St. Enter from 16th St in the middle of the block between R & S Streets via the alley directly opposite Riggs Place NW. Entrance to the parking lot is on the left, behind the Temple.

Getting There

  • Dupont Circle (Red Line)
  • U Street/African-Amer Civil War Memorial/Cardozo (Green/Yellow Lines)
  • about 0.5 miles from U Street and Dupont Circle Metro Stations. Also accessible by the S2 and S4 Metrobus Lines.

Parking

  • Free onsite parking
  • Street parking

Accessibility

  • This venue is not wheelchair accessible.
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