The Revolutionists

Sponsored by Savant Investment Group, the 2019 Spring Season Sponsor

Mar 15 - Apr 7, 2019

Studio Theatre

By Lauren Gunderson
Directed by Lennie Dean

Four badass women rewrite history!

"…a sassy, hold-on-to-your-seats theatrical adventure…"
—Cincinnati Enquirer
"...rapid-fire barbs and quick-witted retorts."

—Patricia Mitchell, DC Metro Theater Arts
“'Sometimes, a revolution needs a woman’s touch,' Marie Antoinette says. Damn straight."
—DC Theatre Scene

An activist playwright, a selfless assassin, a Caribbean spy, and former queen Marie Antoinette fight for liberté, égalité, sororité, and their rightful place in history! Another signature piece by Gunderson full of suspense, humor, and an edgy take on modern feminism.

                               Adult      Senior (62+)   
Fri & Sat 7:30 pm          $28         $26                   
Sun 2:00 pm                 $28         $26
Sat 2:00 pm                  $25         $23
Thurs 7:30 pm              $25         $23

Under 30—All performances $18
Friend of Season Subscriber Price—(Have your friends call the Box Office at 707-523-4185. They can purchase or reserve for you to pay at will call.)

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About the Show

Run time:  2 hours, with a 15-minute intermission

Picture this: A playwright named Olympe (Olympe de Gouges, a feminist playwright) sits at her writing desk, trying to come up with the definitive stage piece that captures the revolution but an improbable group of women just keeps barging in demanding she write something important for them. What’s a poor playwright to do? The answer comes in Gunderson’s play, in which these modern-talking women prod, tease and comfort each other as the guillotine....Read More

Talkbacks

  • Friday, March 22
  • Saturday, March 23
  • Sunday, March 24
  • Friday, March 29
  • Sunday, March 31
  • Thursday, April 4
  • Saturday, April 6

Join the director, actors and special guests for a post show discussion on these dates about this provocative production!

Learn More

Click here for a short pre-reading guide to the show!

The Cast

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The Artistic Team

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Playbill