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Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents “A Delicate Balance”
Susan Sullivan and David Selby head the cast of Edward Albee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning, darkly funny drama.
Agnes and Tobias’ suburban lives are shaken when they find themselves hosting unexpected houseguests — who plan to stay indefinitely. This stylish, daring and profoundly touching social comedy is full of memorable Albee bits, bountiful bursts of colorful invective and lacerating repartee.
“Albee is concerned with the human condition,” says Larsen. “That existential dread that we all deal with on a daily basis. Human relationships are so tenuous, even those with our closest family and friends — at the end of the day, we are alone. A Delicate Balance explores the unsettling side of what it means to be human.”
Performances of A Delicate Balance take place on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m., April 26 through June 15. On Sunday, April 27 only, the performance will be at 5 p.m. with no 2 p.m. matinee. Additional weeknight performances are scheduled on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on May 21 and June 4; and on Thursdays at 8 p.m. on May 8, May 15, May 29; and June 12. Tickets are $30, except for the opening night performance on Saturday, April 26 which is $45 and includes a gala reception with the actors. There will be three pay-what-you-