Chesapeake at Carl Cherry Center
- When: Sunday, October 21, 2012, 2 p.m.
- Where: Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel
- Cost: $20
- Age limit: Not available
- Categories: Theater
What Romney and Obama probably won't talk about this debate season is federal funding for the arts. That's what well-executed live theater by the Carmel Bay Players is for. In Chesapeake, an outrageous performance artist (whose work includes everything from Dadaist nihilim to extravagant disrobing) wins an NEA grant. Until a conservative senator, whose platform is slashing arts funding, goes to Washington, that is. The enraged artist in this one-man show is played by Ron Genauer, who really gets revved up with a sometimes heroic, sometimes stupid effort to exact revenge against his political nemesis. He'll try anything from kidnapping to canines, so long as it's theatrical. [SR]
8pm Fri and Sat, 2pm Sun; Oct. 12-28. Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Fourth and Guadalupe, Carmel. $20. 238-1789, www.carlcherrycenter.org.