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Duchess of Malfi

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Presented by The Hidden Room and Present Company Theatre at York Rite Masonic Hall, Austin TX

Sep 27 2019
Oct 20 2019
Duchess of Malfi

Before the Gothic Horror of Stoker and Shelley, before the most curious corners of the minds of the Brothers Grimm, there was John Webster’s 1614 true crime tale of power, corruption, fate, and forbidden love – the Duchess of Malfi.

Considered one of the great revenge tragedies of all time and wildly popular in its day, Webster’s 1614 horror masterpiece will be brought back to life by the Hidden Room using period playing practices such as replicated candlelight as used for a Jacobean indoor playing space, live music, 1614-style garments (designed by the American Shakespeare Center’s Jenny McNee) and proper makeup techniques.  Most significantly, The Hidden Room will unveil their work on Renaissance Gesture Acting —

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tickets sliding scale $17-$35

$35 – VIP includes reserved best seating and $5 in concession tickets

$20  – General Admission

$17 – Student / Senior / Educator

Tickets available at

Tickets available at the door while they last!

Contact: 310-243-6426


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Additional time info:

Discount Preview Night Friday Sept 27th – all tickets $15

VSA Audio Narration Night Sunday Sept 29th


Industry Night – Thursday October 10th

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


York Rite Masonic Hall

311 W 7th Street, Austin, TX 78701

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    • Audio Description
    • Wheelchair Access

The York Rite is wheelchair accessible.  We have an elevator and an accessible bathroom.

We will be providing Audio Description via VSA on the Sunday September 29th performance.

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