Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Miller Theatre Complex, Hope Theatre
1231 University Street, Eugene, OR 97403
Gnit is the second play in the Summer Soup- Theatre by the Seat of Our Pants lineup!
Is laziness the opposite of love? Is the search for the Self for total nobodies? These are questions posed through the prolific pen of Will Eno, one of America's leading contemporary playwrights, whose talents for playful idiosyncratic language shine through in Gnit. Watch closely as Peter Gnit, a funny-enough but so-so specimen of humanity, makes a lifetime of bad decisions, on the search for his True Self, which is disintegrating while he searches. A rollicking and very cautionary tale about, among other things, how the opposite of love is laziness. Gnit is a faithful, unfaithful, and willfully American misreading of Henrik Ibsen'sPeer Gynt, a 19th century Norwegian play which is famous for all the wrong reasons.
Written by Will Eno, who has never been to Norway.
Directed by Tricia Rodley
Presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc
Free tickets at the door- Hope Theatre, University of Oregon.