Working Artists Theatre Project presents Matthew Greene's new play about one family's journey through the bloodiest century in human history, as four generations discover the gravity of a name passed from father to son. More…
'Gregorian' explores the cyclical effects of genocide on humanity, the consequences of denial, and the essential place these stories hold in our existence. Beginning with the Gregorian family's own tragic roots in the Armenian Genocide, through the rise of the Nazi Party, across the killing fields of Cambodia, and the continuing crisis in Africa, they do all they can to hold on to heritage, history, and hope.
See it if you like well-produced/acted shows with unique & refreshingly different plot structure, and you like politically-charged historical action
Don't see it if you are not interested in shows that require you to "solve a puzzle" - this show's frequent time jumps demand your attention
See it if stories surrounding those affected by unspeakable events fascinate you. This is a generational drama that shows the evolution of ideas.
Don't see it if a lengthy political play about letting go of the past and one man's journey bores you.
See it if You are interested in socially relevant theater that explores trauma in families
Don't see it if You have never heard of the Armenian genocide - which you really should know about anyway - but the existence of it is key to this show
See it if You are interested in original theater, history, suberb acting, absorbing dialogue. I loved it! Very impressive, I can see this going far!
Don't see it if You don't like serious, thought provoking topics, or history.
See it if You appreciate exceptionally well-written original dramas based on lesser known historic tragedies.
Don't see it if Four genocides is one evening is not your cup of tea for a night out on the town.