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Rapture, Blister, Burn

  • Kum & Go Theater
  • Address: 901 Cherry Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Weekday evening performances; weekend matinee and evening performances
  • Phone: (515) 309-0251
  • Price: Adults - $35; Seniors - $30 and Students - $20
Overview

After grad school, Catherine and Gwen chose polar opposite paths. Catherine built a career as a rockstar academic, while Gwen built a home with her husband and children. Decades later, unfulfilled in polar opposite ways, each woman covets the other's life, commencing a dangerous game of musical chairs—the prize being Gwen's husband. With searing insight and trademark wit, this comedy is an unflinching look at gender politics in the wake of 20th-century feminist ideals.  

"…intensely smart, immensely funny…RAPTURE more largely illuminates how hard it can be to forge both a satisfying career and a fulfilling personal life in an era that seems to demand superhuman achievement from everyone." New York Times.

Rapture, Blister, Burn