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Maxwell Theatre presents ‘Grendel’

November 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 9, 2019

One event on November 10, 2019 at 3:00 pm

Free – $10

Show Dates:
Thursday, Nov 7th | 7:30 PM
Friday, Nov 8th | 7:30 PM
Saturday, Nov 9th | 7:30 PM
Sunday, Nov 10th | 3 PM

Grendel by John Gardner
Adapted by Melanie Kitchens O’Meara, Kayla Johnson, Sabrina Nacci, and Rachel Visintainer

John Gardner’s Grendel tells the story of the epic poem Beowulf from the monster’s point of view. Readers experience Grendel’s life through his own perspective and self-reflection. Through his interactions with the various creatures and humans he encounters, Grendel reveals how he became Beowulf’s monster. Our adaptation of Grendel encourages the audience to understand both sides of the tale while challenging them to relate the novel to current socio-political issues such as gender inequality and environmental concerns.

Theater AUG is presented by the Augusta University Department of Art and Design.

General public: $10.00
Augusta University alumni: $7.00
Seniors (60+): $7.00
Military: $7.00
Children and students: $5.00
AU and EGSC faculty and staff: $5.00
AU and EGSC students: free with valid JagCard

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November 7, 2019
7:30 pm
Free – $10
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Augusta University Maxwell Theatre
2500 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30904 United States
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