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The Pitmen Painters

a Drama
CATEGORY : DRAMA
by Lee Hall

COMPANY : Theatrical Outfit [WEBSITE]
VENUE : Balzer Theatre @ Herren's [WEBSITE]
ID# 5453

SHOWING : February 27, 2019 - March 24, 2019

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PRODUCTION DESCRIPTION

1934-1947. Great Britain. When a group of miners and a dentist hire a professor to teach Art Appreciation, they embark on one of the most unusual experiments in art history. As the pitmen become painters, suddenly avant-garde artists become their friends, their work hangs in prestigious collections, and they are celebrated in high society. But every day, they still risk their lives down in the mine. Based on a true story, this heartfelt lesson about character over class and talent over privilege challenges the way we look at art and reveals our universal desire for a richer, more colorful existence.


CAST & CREW LIST
Director Adam Koplan
Harry Wilson Andrew Benator
George Brown Allan Edwards
Jimmy Floyd Richard Garner
Young Lad/Ben Nicholson Clifton Guterman
Susan Parks Caitlin Josephine Hargraves
Helen Sutherland Tess Malis Kincaid
Oliver Kilbourn Brian Kurlander
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