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Bent

Tickets:
$19-$24
Parental Rating:
R - Restricted
Type of Show:
Play
Venue:
Studio
Box Office:
Theatre Cedar Rapids
Hours:
M-F 11am - 5pm
Email:
boxoffice@theatrecr.org
Phone:
319-366-8591
Website:
https://www.theatrecr.org

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Bent

March 16 @ 7:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)
Thursday - Saturday (7:30pm) and Sunday (2:30pm)
| $19 – $24

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SYNOPSIS

By Martin Sherman

Martin Sherman’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play, Bent, is at once a powerful and provocative look at the persecution of homosexuals during the Holocaust and a heart-rending account of love, redemption, and self-acceptance.  Set in the wake of Hitler’s bloody political purge known as “the Night of the Long Knives,” Bent follow the horrific and transformative experiences of Max Berber, a homosexual man living in 1934 Berlin.  As the final vestiges of Weimar decadence are dismantled, Max, with his lover, Rudy, is chased by the Gestapo from pre-war life of excess to the forests of Cologne and later, to Dachau, where Max finds an inviolate space and a forbidden intimacy with fellow prisoner, Horst.

CRITICAL ACCLAIM

“Powerful and provocative.” – The New York Times

Media Sponsors: KHAK & Mediacom

This play is intended for mature audiences and contains staged violence and sexuality, including nudity.

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