Monte Rio
Chamber of Commerce

The Elephant Man at Curtain Call Theater

  • 01 Sep 2017
  • 8:00 PM
  • 23 Sep 2017
  • 10:00 PM
  • Russian River Hall 20347 Hwy 116 Monte Rio CA



THE ELEPHANT MAN

The Elephant Man is based on the life of John Merrick, who lived in London during the latter part of the nineteenth century. A horribly deformed young man, who has been a freak attraction in traveling side shows, is found abandoned and helpless and is admitted for observation to Whitechapel, a prestigious London hospital. Under the care of a famous young doctor, who educates him and introduces him to London society, Merrick changes from a sensational object of pity to the urbane and witty favorite of the aristocracy and literati. But his belief that he can become a man like any other is a dream never to be realized.



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