1. Understand how much 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 by Thornton Wilder, a famous American prose writer and playwright, three times winner of the Pulitzer Prize.
One of them he received just for this work. The play is written as a play in the 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. The provincial town of Groveres-Corners, New Hampshire. You are slightly over 20. It seems that you are only making seemingly significant decisions. And then - time! And now you have 70. So it's already half a century since you became an editor or lawyer. And this elderly woman who is near, shared with you more than 50 000 breakfasts, lunches and dinners.
In this play "Theater on the Tea" plunged into the life 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 an eternally burnt breakfast in a frying pan. Just a small town where simple little people live with simple little feelings, simple little dramas, simple little tragedies. Or maybe this "simple" and "small" is our whole planet, the whole Solar system, the whole Universe, the whole world?
The author himself characterized his work as follows: "Our town" is a simple play in which there are all complicated topics. At the same time this is a very difficult play, where I tell with love the simplest things in this world. "The length of the play is 1.5 hours.