Complete History of America (abridged) opens in Downtown Lynn March 27

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HistofAm_AAHArts After Hours (AAH) will present the comedic play Complete History of America (abridged) March 27 to April 4, 2015 at the Rantoul Black Box Theatre in LynnArts on 25 Exchange Street, Lynn. Tickets are $25 for premium seating and $20 for regular seating. For show times, ticket information, and directions please visit or call the box office at (781) 205-­4010.
The show’s content is considered PG.

The three actors in The Complete History of America (abridged) hilariously perform 600 years of history in just 90 minutes. This roller­coaster ride of a show tackles George Washington, Watergate, Baghdad, the New World, the discovery of America, and every topic in between using its own unique and hilariously quirky brand of humor. It answers the most complicated of questions that American History has presented us with, such as “Shouldn’t we call it Amerigo?” and “Why didn’t they also create a Bill of Wrongs?”

Arts After Hours’ presentation of Complete History of America (abridged) is directed by James Tallach, who has appeared in AAH’s productions as Mother Superior in Nunsense A­Men!, Jake in Evil Dead: The Musical, and Antonio in Much Ado About Nothing. “AAH’s dedication of bringing the arts to Lynn is extraordinary and I wanted to continue being part of it in a more creative way,” says Tallach. “When the chance to direct Complete History came along, I jumped at it and found three incredibly talented actors to tackle this smart funny and challenging piece.”

All AAH veterans, Cameron Gosselin (Twelfth Night), Casey Tucker (Henry V), and Dan Prior (Cannibal, the Musical) will stitch together American history like you’ve never seen it before. “That this caliber of people producing and performing at AAH are more than happy to come back time and time again says a lot, not only their dedication to the arts, but also to the quality work that AAH produces in Lynn,” Tallach adds.

“We are very excited about The Complete History of America (abridged),” says Thomas Martin, AAH’s Artistic Director. “Our audiences have come to expect an irreverent and wacky good time with our spring show. After last year’s smash hit Avenue Q, we wanted to find something fast­paced, funny, and at times, educational.”

For tickets and more information please visit or see event listings in the Happens Calendar.


Parking for Complete History of America (abridged) is available in the Spring Street lot as well as on many nearby streets and the MBTA garage on Union Street. The Lynn Central Square MBTA commuter rail station and bus depot are one block from the theatre. For tickets and more information about Arts After Hours, please see The Neal Rantoul Black Box theater is handicapped accessible with a ramp entrance and elevator at the back of the building. Please call ahead to 781­-205­-4010 for assistance and back entry admittance.

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