Caryl Churchill’s Cloud 9

Jul 12, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017

Shimberg Playhouse

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Jobsite closes the season with a reimagining of what Creative Loafing named a “Top 10 Play of the Decade.” Imagine a British sex farce put into a blender with a Women and Gender Studies thesis. Time shifts, women are played by men (and vice versa), and even black can be white. Act I introduces us to an uptight British family full of dirty little secrets administering a colony in Victorian Africa before jumping to present-day London in Act II to see how their lives have turned out. Cloud 9 mocks colonial and sexual repression in a farce that is as playful as it is poignant.

Show advisory: Following a national trend, Jobsite does not offer advisories about subject matter as tastes and sensitivities vary from person to person. If you have questions or concerns about content, age-appropriateness, or stage effects such as strobe lights or theatrical fog that might impact your enjoyment or comfort, please write to info@jobsitetheater.org or call (813) 476-7378.

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