Exit The King: LMU Takes On An Absurdist Play About Mortality

The first weekend of shows has wrapped for Exit the King, an absurdist play by Eugene Ionesco exploring themes of mortality, legacy, and gratitude.The play follows King Berenger (Andrew Solari), a 400-year-old ruler of a once great kingdom, who is now faced with his inevitable death, orchestrated by his first wife, Queen Marguerite (Madeleine Shallan). 

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California Premiere of “Ride the Cyclone”: The Shocking TikTok-Famous Musical

Eerie vocals float through the theater, describing the endless cycle of birth and death, when…