Synetic Theater and Dorian Gray to Host The Vampire’s Ball by Alysa Turner

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Synetic Theater and Dorian Gray to Host
The Vampire’s Ball
Friday, November 1, 2013 at 8pm

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Tickets to Synetic Theater’s Annual Halloween Party to Include a Performance of
The Picture of Dorian Gray and Post-Show Party

Synetic Theater invites you to the annual Vampire’s Ball on Friday, November 1, 2013. The Vampire’s Ball has been a tradition at Synetic since 2007, when it was originally organized in conjunction with The Fall of the House of Usher.

This year, The Vampire’s Ball will follow another creepy and supernatural Synetic stand-out, The Picture of Dorian Gray. After being treated to a spectacular performance, guests will dance the night away in Synetic’s new studio, courtesy of Resident Composer and Halloween DJ Konstantine Lortkipanidze. The event will also include an open bar, light appetizers and costume contest with fabulous Synetic prizes!

The Vampire’s Ball will be held Friday, November 1. Tickets are $50 and include admission to that evening’s performance of The Picture of Dorian Gray, and admission to the post-show party in Synetic’s new studio space. The post-show party will have an open bar, costume contest, and dancing DJ’d by Synetic’s resident composer Konstantine Lortkipanidze.

Date: November 1, 2013

Location: Synetic Theater, (at the Crystal City Metro)
 1800 S. Bell St., Arlington, VA 22202
Curtain: 8:00 p.m
Post Show Party: Immediately following the performance.
Tickets: $50 per person.

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Founded in 2001 by the husband and wife team of Paata and Irina Tsikurishvili, Synetic Theater is the region’s premier contemporary theater, fusing dynamic art forms-drama, text, movement, acrobatics, dance, film, and original music-to create a unique and original whole. Synetic has received a total of 92 Helen Hayes Award nominations and 24 Awards for directing, choreography, acting, costume design, and resident play.

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About the Production of The Picture of Dorian Gray

Dallas Tolentino and Philip Fletcher. Photo by Koko Lanham.
Dallas Tolentino and Philip Fletcher. Photo by Koko Lanham.

Fearing the ravages of time and realizing the impermanence of youth, Dorian Gray makes a fateful wish-that his almost supernaturally lifelike portrait grow old while he remains forever young and beautiful. Synetic’s inventiveness and unforgettable visuals will elevate Oscar Wilde’s fantastical story to yet another level, following a long list of successful literary adaptations of such well-known classics as Dracula, Faust, Frankenstein, The Fall of the House of Usher, and Jekyll and Hyde, The Master and Margarita, and The Three Musketeers.

The Picture of Dorian Gray plays through November 3, 2013 at Synetic Theater – 1800 South Bell Street, in Arlington, VA. For tickets, call (866) 811-4111, or purchase them online.

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LINKS
Nathan Weinberger on Adapting The Picture of Dorian Gray for Synetic Theater’s Production.

Dallas Tolentino on Playing Dorian Gray at Synetic Theater by Joel Markowitz.

Yvonne French’s review of The Picture of Dorian Gray.

John Stoltenberg on The Picture of Dorian Grey in his column ‘Magic Time!’

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Address: 1800 S. Bell St., Arlington, VA 22202
Metro: Crystal City (Blue / Yellow Lines)
Parking: Free after 4pm on weekdays, Free all day on weekends
Box Office: 866.811.4111 or www.synetictheater.org