Life Sucks.

Life Sucks Postcard FINALby Aaron Posner
(sort of adapted from Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov)

Directed by Jeff Storer
Produced by Manbites Dog Theater

Triangle Premiere:
Oct 26 – Nov 11, 2017

Life sucks. Or does it? A group of old friends, ex-lovers, estranged family members, and lifelong enemies gather at a house in the country to grapple with life’s thorniest questions – and with each other – in Posner’s bittersweet comic update of the Chekhov classic.

Featuring: Jock Brocki, Lakeisha Coffey, Thaddaeus Edwards,
Jessica Flemming, Rhetta Greene, Michael Foley, Faye Goodwin

2017-18 Season Producers:
David Ball and Susan C. Pochapsky, Dorrie Casey and Archie Purcell, Barbara Dickinson and Michel Tharp, Marybeth Dugan and Kenny Dalsheimer, Mig and Michael Hayes, Jane Holding, Thomas S. Kenan III, John Martin and Robert Anthony McVeigh, Michael O’Foghludha and Linda Daniel

Produced with season support from the Duke University Department of Theater Studies. Manbites Dog Theater’s 2017-2018 season is supported by the Durham Arts Council’s Annual Arts Fund, and the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.


• Thu Oct 26 – 8:15 – Preview Bargain Night
• Sat Oct 28 – 8:15 – Opening Night + Reception – SOLD OUT
• Sun Oct 29 – 2:00 Matinee
• Thu Nov 2 – 8:15
• Fri Nov 3 – 8:15
• Sat Nov 4 – 8:15
• Sun Nov 5 – 2:00
• Wed Nov 8 – 8:15 – SOLD OUT*
• Thu Nov 9 – 8:15 – SOLD OUT*
• Fri Nov 10 – 8:15 – SOLD OUT*
• Sat Nov 11 – 8:15 – SOLD OUT*

Running Time: 2:15, including intermission.

* NOTE: We are now sold out of advance tickets for the final two shows: Friday and Saturday November 10 and 11 performance. We expect to have a few tickets available the evening of each show, and will start an in-person-only wait list when we open box office about 7:00 each night. You can sign up for that night’s show only, and can sign up for a maximum of 2 tickets per person in line. Wait list tickets are cash only. Sorry, we don’t know how many tickets will be available or what your chances are. For more info on wait list policies, go here and click on the ‘Waiting List’ tab.


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• Weekend Shows: $20 – Fri/Sat/Sun
• Weeknight Shows: $12 – Wed/Thur
• Military/Senior(62+) Discount – $2 off regular ticket
• Youth/Students – $10 weekends, $6 weeknights
• Bargain Preview Thur Oct 26 – all tickets $5
• Season Flex Passes accepted for all shows
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