A comic trip to hell, led by Virgil the puppet

Theater Review

June 16, 2007|By Mary Carole McCauley | Mary Carole McCauley,Sun reporter

About the year 1300 A.D., the Italian poet Dante Alighieri went through one heck of a midlife crisis. Unrequited love, venomous political rivals, suicidal despair - Dante grappled with, and chronicled, it all in The Inferno.

It was a vision of hell so graphic and detailed that, seven centuries later, it continues to grip artists' imaginations.

If you go

A Comic Strip will be performed at 8 tonight and 7 p.m. tomorrow at Theatre Project, 45 W. Preston St. Tickets cost $16 general admission; $11 for seniors and students. Call 410-752-8558 or visit theatreproject.org.

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