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The Sunset Limited

Monterey History and Art at Stanton Center 5 Custom House Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940
Oct 5 - 8, Oct 13 - 15 2023
  • Location: Monterey History and Art at Stanton Center, 5 Custom House Plaza, Monterey, CA
  • Phone: (831) 372-2608
  • Time: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Price: $20
  • Description:

    Step into the intimate confines of a single apartment, where minds collide and souls unravel in "The Sunset Limited." Join us for an enthralling evening of thought-provoking theater as we bring Cormac McCarthy's compelling play to life at the Stanton Center Theatre.

    In this riveting production, two powerful personalities intersect in the most unexpected of ways. Black, a man of deep faith and conviction, opens his home to White, a disillusioned professor whose despair has driven him to the edge. Their impassioned exchange of words transcends mere conversation, delving into the very essence of life, purpose, and belief.

    As the walls of the apartment become a canvas for their ideas, emotions, and opposing philosophies, you, the audience, become witnesses to a battle of ideologies that touches on the profound and the poetic. McCarthy's masterful dialogue takes center stage, with each line carrying the weight of existential questions and the intensity of human connection.

    "The Sunset Limited" invites you to engage with the eternal debate between faith and skepticism, salvation and despair. Be prepared to embark on a journey of introspection, as these two complex characters grapple with the complexities of existence right before your eyes.

    Don't miss this unique and captivating theatrical experience that will leave you pondering the boundaries of belief, the depths of human connection, and the enigmatic allure of life's most profound mysteries.

    Students with valid ID are invited to see the Preview Night performance for free! Use the code: STUDENT at checkout. IDs will be checked at the door.

    ​The Sunset Limited contains mature content such as, prison life, addiction (i.e drugs and alcohol), strong language as well as discussions about suicide.

    This production is not recommended for children under the age of 16.

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