"Enophiles will delight in how snugly Ibsen’s peculiar drama accommodates Mr. Eno’s flair for playing games with language and his offbeat humor, which cuts to the heart as incisively as it tickles the funny bone." - The New York Times, Read More
"Gnit is wickedly funny, relentlessly intelligent and very well-executed" - WFPL News, Read More
"The audience realizes that this play is going to take them on a wild ride. And it’s going to be fun...Gnit is oddly entertaining…the projection of Peter Gnit’s existence isn’t just funny; it’s a reminder that no one can live a life all by himself" - Louisville.com, Read More
"This sort of rich and challenging writing is what the Humana Festival has always been about, and Louisville audiences are overdue for an introduction to one of the more important contemporary playwrights in American theatre." - ArtsLouisville.com, Read More
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Pursuing Our True Self: Will Eno’s GNIT
by Ryan Pointer
March 27, 2015
- Gun Shots
- Mild Adult Themes
- Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.
- Time Period: Not Applicable
- Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
PETER – male, 30s-40s
STRANGER 1 – (STRANGER 3, MOYNIHAN, VOICE, HUNTER, ROBBER, Voice of SPHINX, SHACKLETON, PALE MAN, REPORTER), male, late 20s-40s
STRANGER 2 – (BRIDESMAID, BRIDE, GROUPIE, WOMAN IN GREEN, HELEN, CASE WORKER, ANITRA, PASTOR, BREMER, ANNA), female, late 20s-40s
TOWN – (THE GREEN FAMILY, INTERNATIONAL MAN, BEGRIFFIN), male, 30s-50s
SOLVAY – (BARTENDER, DARK LADY, GRAVEDIGGER, AUCTIONEER), female, 30s-40
- Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
Double-cast roles are in parentheses. This suggested configuration will require a number of quick-changes, but these are certainly in the spirit of the play.
Gnit premiered at the Actors Theatre of Louisville's 2013 Humana Festival, under the direction of Les Waters.