OF BUCHNER'S 'WOYZECK' AT UIC THEATRE
Graham-White directs a modern classic, Georg Buchner's "Woyzeck."
Inspired by the true story of an impoverished soldier, "Woyzeck" takes
place in 1821, Leipzig, Germany.
Feb. 17 (7:30)
Friday, Feb. 18 (7:30)
Saturday, Feb. 19 (7:30)
Sunday, Feb. 20 (2:15)
Thursday, Feb. 24 (2:15)
Friday, Feb. 25 (7:30)
Saturday, Feb. 26 (7:30)
1044 W. Harrison St.
turmoil burned and a father-son relationship suffered because of conflicting
political agendas, young Buchner defied his father and fled to France
on foot. Young Buchner started to write "Woyzeck" to express his distaste
for the "governmental authoritarianism" of his homeland, Germany.
"Woyzeck" remained an unfinished manuscript due to young Buchner's
untimely death, resulting from a typhus epidemic in Zurich.
servant to a German Captain, Franz Woyzeck volunteers to become a
subject of "the unscrupulous Army Doctor" to earn mere wages. In a
state of frenzy, jealousy and wired nerves, Woyzeck begins to suspect
his wife, Marie, for having an affair with the Drum Major. Woyzeck
then commits an unthinkable crime that puts an end to his own living
Cost of attending
the performances are $7 for UIC students, $9 for UIC faculty and staff,
and $11 for the general public.
For ticket information
and reservations, contact the UIC Theatre: (312) 996-2939