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The Great One-Man Commedia Epic

The Great One-Man
Commedia Epic

Created and Performed by
Matthew R. Wilson°*

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop
Nov 28 – Dec 20, 2014

Helen Hayes Recommended ©

The Washington Post raves,
“Take the kids, take the parents;
this is refined clowning with an appealingly personable touch.”
Read the full review, HERE!

GOMCE was named one of The Washington Post's Top 9 Things to Do in the DC Area on Thanksgiving weekend! Read more, HERE!

Read The Washington Post's
feature story on the show, HERE!

DCMTA gives The Great One-Man Commedia Epic ★★★★★,
and raves, “who doesn't love being told a story by a master storyteller?”
Read the full review HERE!

Read an article and interview on the show from TBD.com!

DC Theatre Scene raves,
“Never has multi-personality disorder looked like such fun.”
Read the full review from our 2010 run, HERE!

One Actor. Twelve Characters. 1000 Catastrophes.

In this comic tour de farce, a single actor brings to life an entire town of squabbling parents, dim-witted servants, and young lovers whose wedding plans are ruined until love prevails and comedy triumphs. Premiered in Italy and performed in London and New York City, THE GREAT ONE-MAN COMMEDIA EPIC receives it's first extended run in DC at CHAW this holiday season. Fun for the whole family!

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop
Fri, Nov 28 - Sat, Dec 20
Thu, Fri, Sat evenings at 8pm; and Sat matinees at 2pm
Special Wed evening performance on Wed, Dec 17 at 8pm

Created and Performed by Matthew R. Wilson°*
Masks by Antonio Fava
Costume by Jessica Wegener
Stage Managed by Tarythe Albrecht

Running Time is approximately 80 minutes without an intermission.
Appropriate for ages 3 to 103.

ASL Interpreted by Dr. Lindsey D. Snyder on Sat, 12/6, 2pm and Fri, 12/12, 8pm
Sign language interpreting services sponsored by Steve C. Phan and Richard J. Poster

About Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW)
The arts create challenge; the arts create common ground; and the arts must be accessible to all – these are the rallying cries of the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW), which serves all ages and provides tuition assistance for youth and adult classes. Offerings include photography, writing, visual arts, ceramics, acting, and dance. A van collects children in Ward 6 at elementary and middle schools for after-school classes and private music lessons and there are one-week sessions of Summers Arts Adventure Camp, plus specialty camps – with equal access for all. Juried shows for artists and many performances (CHAWbaret, Gilbert & Sullivan, and performance festivals) keep adults engaged and alive. Taffety Punk Theatre Company is CHAW's theater-in-residence, complemented by performances by dog and pony dc, American Ensemble Theater, and Capital City Players. Some 500 people participate in the Workshop's programs each week – 20,000 annually. Here, the arts inspire. We hope they inspire you, too. Treat yourself to an innovative arts experience at CHAW. To stay in touch with what is happening, sign up for our occasional eblast at www.chaw.org.

* Member, Actors' Equity Association
° Member, Stage Directors and Choreographers Society

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