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Soup Can Theatre Presents A Special Double Bill
A Hand of Bridge by Samuel Barber (libretto, Gian Carlo Menotti) & No Exit by Jean Paul Sartre (translated by Stuart Gilbert) March 27 - 30 Tapestry New Opera Studio $16 - $25 (student/senior/arts worker)

The Interview:
Soup Can Theatre, founding member and Artisitic Director, Sarah Thorpe on  and the company's new teaming of Barber and Sartre. I want to thank Sarah for doing this interview during the short run of this production, when time was very precious to her as well as the company.

donna g: Why is your company called “Soup Can” theatre?

Sarah Thorpe: The name comes from a paper I wrote during my undergrad in the theatre program at York University, about a post-modern/Andy Warhol-esque production of The Threepenny Opera. I think it's safe to say that the soup can paintings Warhol did are one of the most recognizable symbols of post-modernism, so the name of the company comes from the combination of that with…