Middletown - Shaw Festival Theatre

Surreal. Offbeat. Tender. Hilarious. And impossible to describe. This tale of “normal” townspeople is anything but.
Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre
July 13 - September 10
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In the most average town in North America, a group of average people are living average lives of quiet desperation. And yet somehow, in the midst of all this isolation, the most basic human urge persists: the desire to matter to someone else. They may go about it in bizarre ways, but everyone in Middletown is looking for love.

Technical Credits
By Will Eno
Director Meg Roe
Set and costume design Camellia Koo
Lighting design Kevin Lamotte
Original music and sound design Alessandro Juliani
Approximate run time
2 hours and 20 minutes
including intermission
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Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre Sponsor
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