Kristen Kosmas | Paul Willis | Peter Ksander
Jan 9 - 12, 2014
$20 • BUY TICKETS Merrill Wright Mainstage Theater
"…language-drenched, resonant knockout" - NY Times
*Please note there is no late seating for this performance.
Christopher Walken falls off a ladder in Russia and is unable to perform his Chekov-inspired solo show. Karen, who apparently proofread the script once, is asked to go on in Walken’s place. A precarious bilingual performance duet ensues between Karen and her Russian interpreter, Leo. There There is a wildly unpredictable theatrical roller coaster about being the completely wrong person in the totally wrong place at the exact wrong time saying and doing all the most wrong things.
There There is directed by Paul Willis, performed by Kristen Kosmas & Larissa Tokmakova, designed by Peter Ksander, and translated by Matvei Yankelevich. Kristen Kosmas is an American playwright and performer who has bounced between Seattle and NYC for years, settling most recently in Walla Walla where she is an Assistant Professor of Theatre at Whitman College. Willis is a Brooklyn and LA based director whose works have been seen nationwide, including Seattle where he was co-founder of Printer's Devil Theatre. Ksander has designed sets and lights across the globe, including legendary venues in Hungary, France, NYC and here in Seattle.
*This performance has reduced seating.