By Kirk Lynn
Directed by KJ Sanchez
A semi-staged reading featuring professional actors, this lyrical biography of Leonard Bernstein takes a symphonic look at the major melodies playing throughout his life: music, family, spiritual longing, carnal passions and death. We see Leonard as a boy and man, as a father and son; bisexually brilliant and politically naive. Cymbals crash, the brass crescendo, the maestro takes a bow.
Commissioned by Texas Performing Arts, Department of Theatre and Dance and the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin.
This reading contains mature themes, adult language and violence and is recommended for ages 17 and greater. The running time is approximately one hour and 40 minutes with no intermission.
September 29 at 7:30 p.m. and September 30 at 2:00 p.m.
Community Engagement Events
There will be a post-performance discussion with members of the creative team on September 29 immediately following the performance in the B. Iden Payne Theatre.
- PODCAST: Discussing 'A Plan and Not Quite Enough Time' with Kirk Lynn and KJ Sanchez - OFF BOOK: A Theatre and Dance Blog