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Proscenium Players, Inc

Carson City's Oldest Theater Company

Welcome to Proscenium Players, Inc.

Carson City's Oldest Theater Company

Current Production:



October 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22

Friday and Saturday: 7:00pm | Sunday: 2:00pm

"The Maizie" Theater

Brewery Arts Center

"Rope," a gripping play written by Patrick Hamilton in 1929, is a timeless classic that continues to captivate audiences even in the modern era. This black-and-white production transports viewers to a bygone era, capturing the essence of the late 1920s with meticulous attention to detail. The monochromatic visuals add depth to the story, emphasizing the stark contrast between light and shadow, enhancing the suspense that permeates throughout the performance. Set against a backdrop of an era when alcohol and cigarettes were prevalent, "Rope" skillfully weaves these elements into the narrative, using them to reveal the complexities of its characters. The characters' vices serve as both a source of comic relief and a reflection of the darker themes explored in the play. The constant presence of these substances adds depth to the characters' flaws and vulnerabilities, making them more relatable to the mature audiences for whom this production is intended. "Rope" is a masterful blend of comedy and tragedy, skillfully transitioning between moments of lighthearted humor and intense drama. The witty dialogues and humorous exchanges between characters provide moments of levity that offset the underlying tension and suspense. This duality of emotions keeps the audience engaged and on the edge of their seats throughout the performance. The premiere of "Rope" is a highly anticipated event, scheduled for Friday, October 13th, at the Brewery Art Center's "the Maizie" theater. This iconic venue provides the perfect backdrop for this thought-provoking production. "Rope" promises to be an unforgettable experience for those seeking a blend of dark humor, tragedy, and a glimpse into a bygone era.

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