The Midnight Company

Cityscape
4:50 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

The Midnight Company Presents 'Solemn Mockeries'

Joe Hanrahan in "Solemn Mockeries."
Sarah Whitney (Courtesy The Midnight Company)

Continuing his run of one-man plays, artistic director Joe Hanrahan stars in the Midnight Company's production of "Solemn Mockeries," based on the true story of Shakespeare forger William Henry-Ireland. The play opened last Friday at Tower Grove Abbey, with Friday and Saturday performances through January 18.

Hanrahan described the play as both sad and funny; sad because it tells the story of a young man desperate for the approval of his father, and yet funny because it is filled with sly, humorous comments.

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