The Bald Soprano

The Bald Soprano

Stephens College| Warehouse Theatre| 2022

Play by Eugène Ionesco

Directed by: Brett Olson

Scenic Design: Brandon PT Davis
Costume Design: Briann Johnson
Lighting Design: Brandon PT Davis
Sound Design: Michael Burke

Photography: Rebecca Allen

The play "The Bald Soprano" is a commentary on the futility of language and the breakdown of communication in modern society. It is a classic example of the Theatre of the Absurd, a style of theater that emphasizes the meaningless and irrational nature of human existence. The characters engage in a series of nonsensical conversations and word games, interrupted by nonsensical interruptions. The play ends on a note of absurdity, with the characters reciting a series of disconnected phrases.