“Amadeus” at the Rep

Last Tuesday night, Bob scored some tickets to the Rep because his friend was unable to attend, his loss was our gain. I had never been to the Rep before so I was excited to get cultured. The Rep is actually a pretty small theater and I would say that there is not a bad seat anywhere. It was cozy and intimate, the actors could easily interact with the audience.

Amadeus is a play told from the point of view of Antonio Salieri, a court composer in Vienna who becomes angry at God for gifting Mozart with such musical talent that it becomes his mission to destroy him. It is a fantastic play about jealousy and what it can do to turn a person so ugly.

I really enjoyed the play and the experience of being at the Rep. It is a vastly different experience watching a play here when compared to a theater as large as the Fox. One observation, though, we were probably one of the youngest people there, by ten years. I could have been the play or maybe it’s just the Rep. Who knows? Either way, I will have to remember to check out what other plays will be going on there in the future.

Mikey, thanks for the tickets!

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One thought on ““Amadeus” at the Rep

  1. Glad you enjoyed the show, Jen. We’re really quite proud of this production.

    Our audience overall does tend to be a little older, but on any given night, you’ll see quite a mix of folks. It’s always fun to see teenagers in the lobby at intermission discussing a show with patrons in their 50s and 60s.

    Hope we can welcome you back to the theatre soon. Tickets start at just $15-$18 most nights and, as you’ve noticed, there’s really not a bad seat in the house. Thanks for writing about us!

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