'Amadeus' Coming to SecondStory Repertory

The Tony Award-winning play combines history and fiction to portray the final years of Mozart's life.

Tickets are now available for 's upcoming production of Amadeus, the Tony Award-winning play that portrays composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's final days using elements of both history and fiction.

Performances will be held at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturdays between April 6 and 28. Matinees will also take place at 2 p.m. on April 15, 22 and 29, along with a pay-what-you can preview at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 5.

Tickets are $25 for adults, and $20 for students, seniors, educators and military personnel. Click here to purchase tickets, or call 425-881-6777 between 1 and 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

Here's some more information about Amadeus from SecondStory Rep:

Amadeus combines fiction and history to detail the final years of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The play also focuses on Antonio Salieri, an older composer who, propelled by jealousy, plots the tragic downfall of his rival, Mozart. The play explores the rivalry between Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri, the court composer for the Emperor of Austria in the late eighteenth century. Jealous of Mozart's genius and resentful of his own mediocrity, the composer Antonio Salieri secretly rejects God and vows to destroy his rival's career.

Winner of a Tony Award for Best Play, the Academy Award for Best Film, and triumphant in recent revivals in the West End and on Broadway, this provocative work weaves a confrontation between mediocrity and genius into a tale of breathtaking dramatic power. In the court of the Austrian Emperor Josef, Antonio Salieri is the established composer. Enter the greatest musical genius of all time: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Salieri has given himself to God so that he might realize his sole ambition to be a great composer. Mozart is a foul-mouthed, graceless oaf who has that which is beyond Salieri's envious grasp: Genius.



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