The Guthrie announced today that Charles Keating, the
celebrated stage and screen actor, will present his one-man show, I and I: The Sense of Self. Tackling the
topic of aging, the production will have a limited run in the Dowling Studio
from November 27 through December 2. Tickets are priced at $10 and are now on
sale through the Guthrie Box Office at 612.377.2224, toll-free 877.44.STAGE and
online at www.guthrietheater.org.
"I and I: The Sense of
Self is as a collage of poems and opinion, essays and insights on the
subject of age and ageing. In a society where growing old is typically
something to dread, mask and avoid at all costs, this personal reflection
offers a delightfully differing viewpoint," describe press notes, "Borrowing
from the works of great minds, including W.B. Yeats, Shakespeare, T.S. Eliot
and Alfred Einstein, he examines the masters who have done it well, offering us
insight on how to proceed with growing older and entering into the whole aging
game. An informal question and answer session will follow the 90-minute
Keating has appeared in numerous Guthrie productions, most
recently as Clement O'Donnell in the American premiere of Brian Friel's The Home Place, directed by Joe Dowling.
Perhaps best known for his work on the award-winning British television series
"Brideshead Revisited" and the NBC soap "Another World," his fan base spans
generations around the globe.
The Guthrie is located at 818 South 2nd Street (at Chicago Avenue), in
To purchase tickets or season subscriptions call the Guthrie Box Office between
10 a.m. and 8 p.m. daily at 612.377.2224 or toll-free 877.44.STAGE. For more
information, or to purchase tickets online, visit www.guthrietheater.org.
I and I: The Sense of
Self, devised and performed by Charles Keating begins performances November
27 at 7:30PM, closing December 2 at 1PM.
Tickets ($10) are available at the box office, calling 612-377-2224 or
Performance schedule: Tuesday November 27 at 7:30PM;
Wednesday November 28 at 7:30PM; Thursday November 29 at 7:30PM; Saturday
December 1 at 7:30Pm and Sunday December 2 at 1PM.