Myth, Murder & Mayhem in a punk rock world with Jason & the Argonauts
The Office of War Information (Bureau of Theatre) has opened its inaugural season in Boston with "J.A.S.O.N." weekends in October at Club Bohemia, downstairs at the Cantab Lounge in Central Square, Cambridge, MA.
Directed by O.W.I.'s resident director, Hatem Adell, the play stars Boston favorites Liz Adams as Medea, Daniel Boudreau as Peleus, Kim H. Carrell as Heracles, (Mr. Carrell appears by special arrangement with Actors Equity Association), Rick Chason as Nestor, Tim Hoover as Orpheus, R. Benton Orzalli as Meleager, and Emma Walker as Atalanta. Peter Riesenberg wrote the play.
Club Bohemia is a working bar and this a 21+ event. No outside drinks. The Office of War Information (Bureau of Theatre) is all about subverting expectations. The show runs through October 26th. Tickets are $20 and now on sale at www.officeofwarinformation.com.
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Charlene Goodman review
J.A.S.O.N. - Tripping Without Drugs
The press release notes that". Myth, mayhem and murder spill out onto the stage as a punk rock band leaves destruction in its wake during a five-month tour"
and the ensemble, with no appearance of Jason himself ever, does everything in its power to implode amid the over-indulgence of women, wine and song, as well as bitterness between an exiled group member and the remaining souls that comprise the "hit" artist, with the eye of the storm being a malicious conniver with daddy issues busy stalking Jason and claiming to be pregnant with his twins.
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DIRECTIONS TO CLUB BOHEMIA IN CENTRAL SQ at the CANTAB,
738 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139 tel: (617)354 2685
TMRZoo Posted on October 9, 2014
Director Hatem Adell has taken playwright Pete Riesenberg’s reinvention of Jason and the Argonauts into the 21st century in an intriguing drama perfectly set in the Cambridge dungeon that was the original Cantab Lounge (now Club Bohemia.) The atmosphere, much like the old coffee houses of the 60s, adds to the vibe as the seven actors – who double as the rock band in the play – prove to be well cast for this kaleidoscope of clashing cultures. READ FULL STORY HERE: