Commonwealth Classic Theatre Company Presents
The Complete History of America (abridged)
The Kimberton Arts Alliance hosts its 9th year of Theatre in the Park, together with the Commonwealth Classic Theatre - Sunday, July 22 at 7 PM, at the new Kimberton Amphitheater in Kimberton Park. Tickets are only $10 ($5 for seniors 65+, children under 12 FREE) and are available online or at the Kimberton Whole Foods or Station Bistro.
Just in time for a late celebration of our nations 242nd birthday, the KAA will present "The Complete History of America (abridged)" by Adam Long, Reed Martin, and Austin Tichenor - directed by Kristen Schier. Three comic masterminds will take you on a journey from the discovery of America to present day, with a lighthearted and satirical romp through 400 plus years of American history.
Come out to enjoy another year of Theatre in the Park. Bring a chair or blanket, along with your picnic for an amazing evening.
Don't miss the after party at The Station Bistro!
$15 adds entry to the after-party. Mingle with cast members and fellow arts supporters while enjoying free food and drinks!
From Washington to Watergate, yea verily from the Bering Straits to Baghdad, from New World to New World Order – The Complete History of America (abridged) is a ninety minute rollercoaster ride through the glorious quagmire that is American History, reminding us that it’s not the length of your history that matters – it’s what you’ve done with it!
About the Commonwealth Classic Theatre Company
Commonwealth Classic Theatre Company is dedicated to the principle that theatre is a vital component in a civil society. It is the mission of Commonwealth Classic Theatre Company to produce classic and contemporary works that bear witness to the rich variety and commonality of human experience and enhance the appreciation of theatre as a humanizing art form through live performances, workshops, readings and educational programs for the community.
While the heart of CCTC will be classic plays, we will also look to produce contemporary and new works that have something important to say that is universal in theme. Our work will emphasize the power of language, delivering characters and stories that lead our audience on a compelling journey into the now of the play. Our goal is to create theatre that encourages our audience to contemplate the complexity of the human experience, celebrating individuality while recognizing and enhancing what is common in the human condition. But, most importantly, we wish to entertain, to engage and to inspire our audience through the communal experience of theatre.
About the Cast
Carlo is a Philadelphia native. He is a founding member and Artistic Director of Theatre In The X as well as a member of SAG-AFTRA, he has been in a number films and commercials. He has also worked with theatre companies all throughout the Delaware Valley including Go Kash On Stage, Ego Po, Simpatico, Pennsylvania Shakespeare, Delaware Shakespeare and First World. Theatre: Death of A Salesman, Piano Lesson, Othello, Richard 2, While the Getting's Good, Topdog Underdog, The Nigga Files, 12 Angry Men, Delaware Young Playwrights, Moon Man Walk, V to X, The Meeting, King John, Richard 2. Also a Poet an MC (AFLOE), Carlo has published a book of poetry entitled Afloematic.
Robert Ian Cutler
Robert Ian Cutler is thrilled to be joining the Commonwealth family! Robert has been performing locally for the last decade. In addition to acting, Robert has focused on improv, puppetry, and education of late culminating in the launch of the Pennsylvania Theatre Institute at West Chester University. Recent credits: Nicole Atkins' Brokedown Luck (music video), Cripple of Inishmaan (Curio), Page One (PHIT Comedy), Henry IV (Team Sunshine/SCP). After much soul-searching, Rob is declining the nomination for President of the United States of America. It isn't that he's not flattered, he's just interested in seeing other countries right now and doesn't want to be pinned down in a monogonational relationship. Also, he's ridiculously into the current decline of western civilization and has decided to take up the fiddle. He thinks it might come in handy just in case something starts burning. For scores and seven years (of highlights) check out www.robcutler.weebly.com
Maggie is making her CCTC debut this summer and is excited to work with some extremely talented artists. She is a junior at Rowan University pursuing a degree in theatre with an acting concentration, and was last seen in their productions of Under the Hood (World Premiere) and The Cherry Orchard (Anya).