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Release Date: Sep 28, 2016

Synetic Theater Presents Dante's Inferno

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 28, 2016
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Synetic Theater Presents Dante's Inferno

On Stage: Through October 30

Crystal City (Arlington, VA) – Prepare to travel through the nine circles of hell without sacrificing your soul. Synetic Theater brings its popular 2009 rendition of this 14th century epic poem where a lost traveler must navigate a treacherous journey through hell in search of spiritual redemption and his lost love. This revitalized, wordless version of Synetic’s emotionally-charged production promises to be a wicked whirlwind of stunning visuals, hauntingly vivid original music, and powerful physicality.

Production Details

  • Dates: Runs through October 30, 2016
  • Location: Synetic Theater, Crystal City, VA - 1800 S. Bell St., Arlington, VA 22202
  • Regular Run: Wednesday - Saturday, 8:00 p.m.; Sunday, 2:00 p.m.
  • Tickets: $35 and up. Student tickets start at $15. Senior citizens and military receive $5 off. Group discounts are available. Tickets are available for purchase at www.synetictheater.org.
  • Production is wordless and will NOT have dialogue
  • Recommended for ages 16 & up for violence and partial nudity

Season subscriptions for Synetic Theater’s much anticipated 2016/2017 line-up are also available.

  • Dante’s Inferno - September 28 >> October 30, 2016
  • Sleeping Beauty - December 7, 2016 >> January 15, 2017
  • The Taming of the Shrew - February 15 >> March 26, 2017
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame - May 10 >> June 18, 2017
  • Carmen - July 19 >> August 13, 2017

For the younger thespians, October sees the return of Synetic Family Theater to the Main Stage. Choose from the Music Box, a wonderful collection of comedic vignettes set to music, or The Miraculous Magical Balloon, a series of hilarious sketches synthesizing music, ballet, clowning, and audience participation.on alternating Saturdays at 11am throughout the month. Shows run for approximately 45 minutes followed by a Q&A session with the actors. Tickets run $15 for adults and $10 for children under 13.

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About the Crystal City Business Improvement District
The Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID) is a public-private partnership established in April 2006 to promote the vibrant Crystal City business, retail, restaurant and residential community. The BID is committed to showcasing the area as a world-class destination for visitors, employees and residents. Crystal City is INNOVATIVE, ACTIVE, ARTFUL, ACCESSIBLE, and GREEN. For more information, visit crystalcity.org.

About Synetic Theater
Founded in 2001 by the husband and wife team of Paata and Irina Tsikurishvili, Synetic Theater is a center for American Physical Theater, fusing dynamic art forms—such as text, drama, movement, acrobatics, dance, and original music. Synetic has received a total of 116 Helen Hayes Award nominations and 27 Awards for directing, choreography, acting, costume design, and best play. For more information, visit synetictheater.org.