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Fathers and Sons

Event Start DateSaturday, February 25, 2012 – Thursday, March 1, 2012
Studio Theatre

The Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program presents:


By Brian Friel

Based on the novel by Ivan Turgenev

Directed by Ray Chambers

Show Times 

Saturday, February 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, February 26 at 2 p.m.

Tuesday, February 28 at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, February 29 at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m.

Ticket Information

$10, general admission; $8, student/senior/active military

Tickets on sale at the University Center Ticket Office starting February 13 at (619) 260-2727

In mid nineteenth century Russia, a brilliant, anarchic medical student arrives for vacation at the provincial family villa of his best friend, Arkady. He wants to despise the family for their imperturbable complacency and bourgeois effeteness, but he is tormented by conflicting emotions.

"The evening leaves you pondering not just the play's political implications but the ageless tragedy of parent child relationship." - London Guardian

"Drama at its most stimulating and eloquent... has the density, complexity and richness of a great 19th century novel without the usual creaking stage mechanism of dramatized fiction." - New York Daily News

"A fine, solid piece of drama not just about the divisions between the different generations but also about nihilism, revolution and the immutability of love." - Time Out

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