Sueño

By José Rivera
Directed by Jane Jones

The University of Washington School of Drama invites you and a guest to join us for our final mainstage show of the season, Sueño. To reserve your complimentary tickets for any performance, simply fill out the form below. This invitation is intended for the recipient only and is not transferable.

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Floyd & Delores Jones Playhouse Theatre, University of Washington

 
Adrian Tafesh & Allen Miller III Photo by Mike Hipple

Adrian Tafesh & Allen Miller III
Photo by Mike Hipple

Sueño is Obie Award-winning playwright José Rivera’s translation and adaptation of Calderón de la Barca’s classic Life Is a Dream. Believing his infant son, Segismundo, to be cursed, King Basilio banishes him to the tower for life. When the prince is finally released at age 25 to claim his birthright, it becomes clear that his solitary upbringing has turned him into a monster. In a script that teeters between the absurd and the sublime, Rivera deftly weaves Calderón’s grand poetic riffs with deliciously jagged contemporary humor. Book-It Repertory Theatre co-Artistic Director Jane Jones directs.

To learn more about our production of Sueño or to purchase additional tickets, click here.