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Constellation Theatre presents The Skin of Our Teeth


  • Source Theatre 1835 14th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20009 United States (map)

Travel the span of time to save your family from extinction.

January 11 - February 11, 2018
The Skin of Our Teeth 
by Thornton Wilder
directed by Mary Hall Surface

The Eternal Family is made up of George and Maggie Antrobus (married only 5,000 years), their two children Gladys and Henry (perfect in every way), and the maid Sabina (the archetypal seductress). Together they survive an ice age, The Flood and an apocalyptic war. Far ahead of its time, this tragicomedy breaks away from established theatrical conventions and mixes farce, burlesque, satire and absurdism. Featuring a woolly mammoth and a dinosaur as the family pets, an Atlantic City fortuneteller, and a bomb shelter brimming with books, this epic saga is hilarious and inspiring. Winner of the 1943 Pulitzer Prize for Best Drama.

Run Time: 2:30
includes one intermission

Earlier Event: January 10
Uncanny Fantastic by JD Deardourff
Later Event: January 13
SPACE4 Community Kick Off: Union Market