OCTOBER 7-30, 2016
One Flew Over
The Cuckoo's Nest
Bo Harrington directs Dale Wasserman's brilliant, powerful, captivating adaptation of the classic novel by Ken Kesey.
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APRIL 14, 2017
Other Desert Cities
Barbara Berge directs Jon Robin Baitz's thought provoking family drama ... which won the 2012 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding New Play.
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July 1, 2017
24 Hour Theatre IV
Our 4th time hosting this magical experiment in live theater! Imagine the world premiere of five plays that weren’t even written the day before. That's 24 Hour Theater!
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AUGUST 18, 2017
Little Shop of Horrors
Everyone's favorite carnivorous plant is headed to Newport! A maliciously mouthwatering musical masterpiece, directed by Melissa MacDonald.
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One Flew Over the
Cuckoo's Nest

By Dale Wasserman
Adapted from the novel by Ken Kesey
Directed by Bo Harrington

Ken Kesey's depiction of the routines in a Northwest asylum come to life in Dale Wasserman's adaptation. Kesey approved of this rendition with daily life seen through Chief Bromden's eyes. This comedic drama has won many and various awards through the years. Red Octopus Theatre Company is proud to bring this play back home to the Northwest.

"Like a cartoon world, where the figures are flat and outlined in black, jerking through some kind of goofy story that might be real funny if it weren't for the cartoon figures being real guys."
- One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

"Cuckoo is captivating."
- The New York Post

"Scarifying and powerful."
- The New York Times

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