Past Event


Faction of Fools Presents Missed Connections

April 30, 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM Add to Calendar

Read reviews of Missed Connections in The Washington Post and Washington City Paper.

Mystery. Mistaken identities. Clandestine meetings…and missings. Join Faction of Fools Theatre Company for Missed Connections, a site-specific production set IN The Parks at Walter Reed! Performed outdoors and inspired by the “missed connections” publications, Missed Connections features your favorite Commedia dell’Arte archetypes as they are in 2022. A completely artist-devised production, each character arrives to the same scene expecting to meet someone or something, but comedic chaos ensues resulting in missed and newly discovered connections.’

Faction of Fools is a family friendly troup that practices Commedia dell’Arte, a style of theater characterized by its use of masks, improvisation, physical comedy, and recognizable character types archetypes.

Bring a chair, blanket, your theatre popcorn and snacks, or a full-size picnic. The Great Lawn offers ADA access. Parking is limited on the site, so walking, biking, or scooting is recommended.

Missed Connections premieres Saturday, April 30th and runs through Sunday, May 15th with 12 separate performances on Saturdays and Sundays at 1 pm & 5 pm. Dates and times below. Tickets are $15-35, and suitable for ages 6+.