Annie Baker’s play “The Flick” goes behind the scenes of the flicks, however Hollywood’s glamorous sound phases aren’t the place this present takes place. As a substitute, it takes place amidst the drudgery of an outdated movie show in central Massachusetts. The comedy drama, which received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2014, is getting a brand new manufacturing from Artistic License Theater Collective that opens Friday and runs via Sunday, Nov. 27 at Cohoes Music Corridor.
The three primary characters are between 20 and 30 years outdated and earn a little bit dwelling by caring for the cinema. That features the drudgery of cleansing up popcorn, sodas, and worse throughout breaks between showings. The home is about to get a know-how replace, transferring from conventional 35mm movie to digital projections. It is certainly one of many prompts for workers’ fragmented and ongoing conversations about work, the character of change, and the fantasies that unfold in the dead of night.