On Thursday, October 4, Emmy Award winning writers for The Daily Show, Jo Miller, Daniel Radosh, and Jason Ross, acclaimed comedian Maysoon Zayid, and director Peter DuBois will participate in "Exploring the Art and Politics of Satire," a post-show talk back immediately following the 7pm performance of Jon Kern's MODERN TERRORISM, OR THEY WHO WANT TO KILL US AND HOW WE LEARN TO LOVE THEM. The panelists will explore the use of comedy in controversial subjects, the evolution of political satire in the last decade, and how satire can create an understanding of the world. For tickets to the performance and panel visit www.2ST.com or call (212) 246-4422.
Winner of the 2012 Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award, MODERN TERRORISM, OR THEY WHO WANT TO KILL US AND HOW WE LEARN TO LOVE THEM began previews on Friday, September 21 and will officially open on Monday, October 15 at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). For more information, please visit www.2ST.com.
In the spirit of Dr. Strangelove comes MODERN TERRORISM, OR THEY WHO WANT TO KILL US AND HOW WE LEARN TO LOVE THEM, a provocative satire about a rogue group of 21st Century terrorists and their darkly comic misadventures. As a young bomber develops feelings for his beautiful, secretive conspirator, he is torn between his duty and his heart. When his hipster neighbor accidentally gets caught up in the plans, circumstances spiral out of control.