Playwright: Edward Albee
Director: Wayne Salomon
Dates: January 18, 2013 to February 03, 2013
The tale of a married, middle-aged architect whose life crumbles when he falls in love with a goat, the play focuses on the limits of an ostensibly liberal society. Through showing this family in crisis, Albee challenges audience members to question their own morality in the face of other social taboos including infidelity, homosexuality, pedophilia, incest and, of course, bestiality.The play also features many language games and grammatical arguments in the middle of catastrophes and existential disputes between the characters.
Nancy Bell – Best Actress
Edward Albee just never tires of being brilliant. The St. Louis Actors Studio has opened a production of Albee’s "The Goat: or Who is Sylvia?" It’s directed by Wayne Salomon, and it’s a stunningly beautiful piece of theatre. It is certainly the best thing I’ve ever seen at the Gaslight Theatre—and one of the best I’ve seen anywhere in some years.
…as challenging—and…as outrageously funny—as theater gets.
See an amazing cast and experience a most unusual night in the theatre
Steve Allen, Stage Door St. Louis
The edgiest, most fervently debated Broadway play of 2002…