Mosaic Theater Company of D.C.
Vicuña & The American Epilogue
An area & world premiere by Jon Robin Baitz | Directed by Robert Egan
From the Pulitzer Prize-finalist and Tony-nominated playwright of Other Desert Cities, comes this hit, Trump-inspired satire about an Iranian tailor and his apprentice who struggle to make a custom-suit out of vicuña wool for an unlikely customer—a real-estate tycoon preparing for his second presidential debate. Originally produced to acclaim during the 2016 election, this newly compressed version is followed by a world premiere epilogue drawn from the playwright’s own headline-making experience as victim of an assault in DC on the night of the inauguration at the hands of a Trump supporter. Baitz reimagines the incident as experienced by the tailor’s apprentice, Amir, who comes to be a witness to history, only to find himself a participant in it.
“Baitz generously provides amusement in a play that is so hot off the press that it almost singes.” (Los Angeles Times)
Single tickets go on sale July 17th. Click here for more information.