After the Rehearsal / Persona

3 - 5 Sep 2015
23rd Street Armory, 22 South 23rd Street, Philadelphia


After the Rehearsal/Persona by Toneelgroep Amsterdam. Photo © Jan Versweyveld.

Art and reality, illness and normality: two Ingmar Bergman screenplays are reimagined for the stage. Funded by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, FringeArts presents the US premiere of After the Rehearsal/Persona by director Ivo van Hove and his Dutch theater company, Toneelgroep Amsterdam, at the 2015 Fringe Festival. The production uses screenplays from two Ingmar Bergman films as its text, though van Hove does not seek to recreate the films onstage; rather, he is interested in how these texts serve and inform the process of making live theater.

All performances start at 8 p.m.