The apathetic but good-natured Bérenger watches helpless as friends & townsfolk transform into beasts in this absurdist masterpiece that contends with purposelessness & the persuasive power of violence in the rise of fascism.


Eugene Ionesco, translated by Derek Prouse
directed by Hal Park, featuring actors from the
Professional Company-In-Residence

December 9-17 (shows Dec 9,10,15,16,17 @ 7:30pm)
on the Nancy Niles Sexton Stage
1123 Payne Street, Louisville


This production is part of Commonwealth Theatre Center’s series performed by the Professional Company-In-Residence. These shows are a venue for the company’s theatre pros to showcase artistic skills and set a positive example for aspiring actors in the Conservatory. This show features current staff, alumni, and students, and is directed by Hal Park (producing director of Kentucky Shakespeare in the 1980s).

Tickets are $15 adult and $10 student/senior. House opens 30 minutes before curtain and seating is general admission. Parking is on-street (parallel, no meters) or in the lot behind the building. For info or reservations, call 502.589.0084 or email CTC students are entitled to a comp ticket to a performance of the show.