South Coast Rep Reads Davalos' Daedulus March 11

News   South Coast Rep Reads Davalos' Daedulus March 11 Daedulus, David Davalos' comic reimagining of genius Leonardo Da Vinci's life under Borgia and Machivelli, gets a reading March 11 at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, CA.

Daedulus, David Davalos' comic reimagining of genius Leonardo Da Vinci's life under Borgia and Machivelli, gets a reading March 11 at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, CA.

Art Manke directs. In the play, Leonardo Da Vinci is a scientific military advisor who designs weapons for Cesare Borgia's conquest, but his past career as a painter is haunting him in his new life as an engineer.

Davalos is best known for his thriller, Darkfall, which places a New York couple in the middle of a cosmic battle between God and Satan as played out in an American corporation. Other credits include Johnnius Caerson and Little Richard: A Play About a Stump.

Tickets are $8 at the door. South Coast Repertory is located at 655 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa. For reservations, call (714) 708-5555. South Coast Repertory is on the web at http://www.scr.org.

Daedulus is the final NewSCRipts season. In 2001, South Coast Repertory read Karen Hartman's Going Gone and Julie Jordan's Our Boy. — By Christine Ehren