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Friday, July 26th - Wednesday, August 7th - The Orphan is presented by The Tank

Children of an Idle Brain has secured the rights to put on David Rabe's The Orphan.


The Orphan, a gonzo retelling of the Oresteia. Agamemnon, Clytemnestra, sex, drugs and the murderous Manson family collide in this comical but deeply disturbing look into our relationship with our mothers, fathers, and the nature of violence.

The Orphan is presented by The Tank. Come see us opening night, Friday July 26th at 7PM.

We will be running Friday, July 26th to Wednesday, August 7th at the Tank

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About the Tank


Founded in 2003, The Tank is a Manhattan based non-profit arts presenter. Curating across all disciplines, The Tank provides an artistic home to both new and established artists who are engaged in the pursuit of new ideas. Combining free performance space, subsidized rehearsal space, discounted ticked prices and promotional support; the Tank brings quality programming to a new generation of audience for live performance, civic discourse, and the work of emerging artist.