Contemporary playwright Luis Januzzi not only has a laundry list of fellowships and grants to his credit, but the awards to accompany them. His accolades include prizes from Ireland, Scotland and the United Kingdom, a Goshen Peace Prize and two times as a finalist in the Eugene O’ Neill National Playwriting Conference.
His 2007 play “Exhibit This! The Museum Comedies” might be one of his most ambitious. In an attempt to build artistic appreciation through laughter, Januzzi put together a fast-paced collection of one-acts and monologues set in the Metropolitan Museum of Art where paintings, sculptures, antiquities and fertility gods spring to life. The six acts and six monologues are also interspersed with a misguided tour that crops up interstitially, all under the guidance of Jonne Thornton.
The play runs Feb. 19 through March 1. Thursday, Friday and Saturday shows start at 8 p.m. Sunday matinees are at 2:30 p.m.
Admission is $18, $12 for students.
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