1. Understand how complexity and simplicity go hand in hand with each other.
2. Enjoy an interesting director's production.
3. Think about important things.
The play "Our Town" is based on the play of the same name by Thornton Wilder, a famous American prose writer and playwright, three times Pulitzer Prize winner.
One of them he received just for this work. The play is written as a play in a play. The creators of the play define the genre of "Our Town" as "life in simple actions".
So, the action takes place at the beginning of the last century in the United States. Provincial town of Grovers Corners, New Hampshire. You are a little over 20. It seems you are only making seemingly significant decisions. And then - once! And now you are 70. And that means half a century already, as you became an editor or a lawyer. And this elderly woman who is next, shared with you more than 50,000 breakfasts, lunches and dinners.
In this play "Theater on Tea" plunged into the lives of ordinary families, of which there are many around. In the daily life that surrounds us, in which we all live with coffee, meals and always burnt breakfast in a skillet. Just a small town where simple little people live with simple little feelings, simple little dramas, simple little tragedies. Or is this “simple” and “small” the whole of our planet, the entire solar system, the whole Universe, the whole world?
The author himself described his work in this way: “Our Town” is a simple play, which has all the complex themes. At the same time, this is a most complicated play, where I tell with love about the simplest things of this world. "The duration of the performance is 1.5 hours.