Crime and Punishment

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Presented by Penfold Theatre Company at Ground Floor Theatre, Austin TX

Mar 21
Apr 06
Crime and Punishment

Performed in 90 minutes with only three actors, this new, award-winning adaptation of Dostoyevsky’s literary masterpiece takes us inside the investigation of a gruesome murder and one man’s search for redemption.

As a police inspector investigates a gruesome murder, we journey through the mind of a criminal. What did he do? Why did he do it? And what would you be capable of in certain circumstances? Before Law & Order, there was Crime and Punishment. Performed in 90 minutes with only three actors, this award-winning adaptation of Dostoevsky’s masterpiece compresses all the tension and pathos of the novel into a powerful evening of theatre. Dive into the greatest crime story ever written, a tale of

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Tickets to Crime and Punishment are $15-$30.

Contact: 512-850-4849


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Saturday 3/23, First Saturday Soiree. Join us after the performance for a special reception with the artists of Crime and Punishment! We’ll toast the show’s opening with the creative team and enjoy food and fun, all included for a small upcharge. (Season Members get in free!)

Sunday 3/31, Penfold Post-show. For those looking to dig deeper, participate in our latest post-show discussion. Director Jeremy Lee Cudd and the cast of Crime and Punishment will be joined by Marina Alexandrova from the UT Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies and Dr. Lucia Summers from the Texas State University School of Criminal Justice. We’ll be discussing the connections between Dostoevsky’s 1860s Russia and our world today, along with powerful themes from the play, including poverty, violence, isolation and redemption.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.


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