The Overcoat

Thursday, August 9, 2012, 7:30 pm until 9:30 pm
A high energy farce with a dedicated cast of 5 playing 45 roles. $18 at the door. $16 in advance.

Passport Theater Company presents the US premier of  premiere of

The Overcoat

by Esa Leskinen and Sami Keski-Vähälä.

English adaptation by Nely Keinänen, Catherine Grosvenor and Adrian Goldman

Directed by Adrian Goldman.

Passport Theatre Company brings new plays and professional theatre to both Western Massachusetts and to Finland, performing original works in both countries  in English on an alternating basis. We look on Passport as a ticket to ride, to surf on the cultural differences and similarities, to explore our mutual world.Our kick-off production is the US premiere of Gogol’s “The Overcoat” modernized by Esa Leskinen and Sami Keski-Vähälä. and adapted by Nely Keinänen,Catherine Grosvenor and Adrian Goldman. It follows Akaky and his eponymous Overcoat on a wild rollercoaster ride through the last 50 years of banking crises.

A high energy farce with a dedicated cast of 5 (Stephanie Carlson, Maxx Crowl, Eric Johnson, Mo McElligott, Amy Meek) playing 45 roles – and Daniel Popowich as Akaky.

  • August 9 - 7:30
  • Auguest 10-11 - 8:00
  • August 12 - 2:00 and 7:00

All tickets $18 at the door

$16 in advance

Purchase Advance Tickets HERE


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