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  Confection at Folger Theatre

Confection

Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington

Third Rail Projects' newest immersive experience, Confection, is a rollicking rumination on opulence, inequity, and teeny-tiny desserts. Using accounts of the extravagant banquets and sumptuous feasts held by the aristocracy of the late 17th-century as a springboard, Confection is a multi-sensory dance/theater performance that contemplates cultures of consumption and poses the questions: How much does sweetness cost, and what are we willing to devour to satisfy our appetites?

Thru - Mar 24, 2019

Thu, Mar 21: 6:30pm & 8:00pm
Fri, Mar 22: 7:00pm & 8:30pm & 10:00pm
Sat, Mar 23: 7:00pm & 8:30pm & 10:00pm
Sun, Mar 24: 2:30pm & 5:00pm & 6:30pm



Price: $60

Box Office: 202-544-7077

www.folger.edu/events/confection



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MD Theatre Guide - Highly Recommended

"...Still, with just 38 performances in the entire run, and a maximum of 50 audience members allowable per show, "Confection" is worth seeing while you can. Like a good meal, you will never experience anything exactly like it again."
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Peter Orvetti


DCTheatreScene - Recommended

"...The evening has a joyful, festive air as the audience, separated into groups of a dozen or less, are then led off to smaller rooms. Silently directed to our next location, we pass silver trays heaped with all-white, chalky confections and sprays of white flowers draped along walls of leather-spined books. A heavily-laden banquet table featuring a towering, ghostly-white croquembouche creates the eerie sense that Miss Havisham has only just stepped out for a smoke."
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Meaghan Hannan Davant



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