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In Repertory with The Moors
November 15, 21, 23 at 7:30pm & Nov. 16, 24 at 2pm
EARLE ERNST LAB THEATRE
By Jean Genet
Translated by Bernard Frechtman
Directed by MFA Directing Candidate Tyler Haugen
Fantasy can be an escape for those in need. But in an oppressive environment, fantasy can give rise to unspeakable acts. Solange and Claire are two housekeepers who work for a domineering mistress known only as “Madame.” In order to pass the time when Madame is gone, the maids find fun in role-playing, but this play begins to lead to plots of murder. Will Solange and Claire carry out violent revenge against their mistress? Or will their plans remain a fantasy? When Madame is away, the maids will play….
$18 Regular (The Maids/The Moors “Two-Fer” $30*)
$16 Seniors, Military, UH Faculty/Staff (The Maids/The Moors “Two-Fer” $26*)
$13 Non-UHM Student/Youth (The Maids/The Moors “Two-Fer” $20*)
$8 UH Mānoa Students with valid ID (The Maids/The Moors “Two-Fer” $12*)
*SPECIAL “Two-Fer” DISCOUNT: only when you purchase a ticket to The Maids and a ticket to The Moors in the same transaction and at the Kennedy Theatre Box Office window (open 10am-1pm during show weeks and for an hour before curtain). Applicable to new sales only – past purchases are ineligible.
Ticket sales began September 2, 2019 and are available online at etickethawaii.com, by phone at 944.2697, at Campus Center, at Stan Sheriff Box Office, and at the Kennedy Theatre Box Office (during open hours).
“The Maids” is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc., a Concord Theatricals Company.
Post-Show Rap: Friday, November 15, 2019
A chance to ask questions about the production and hear from the participants.