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Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein face off on stage
Riverside Military Academy perform comedic play "Pablo at the Lapin Agile"
Riverside cadets Raleigh Beougher, Chris Rosato and Christian Rotsch portray a singer, Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein in the comedy “Picasso at the Lapin Agile.”

‘Picasso at the Lapin Agile’

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 and 13

Where: Sandy Beaver Center Theater, Riverside Military Academy, 2001 Riverside Drive, Gainesville

Cost: Free

Riverside Military Academy will perform a comedic play penned by iconic comedian and actor Steve Martin today and Sunday in the Sandy Beaver Center Theater on the school’s campus.

The free performances are open to the public.

Set in a Parisian bar at the beginning of the 20th century, “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” imagines a comical encounter between artist Pablo Picasso and scientist Albert Einstein, both of whom are in their early 20s and fully aware of their amazing potential. Each character’s high self-confidence eventually results in Picasso and Einstein challenging each other to an artistic duel.

The cast of characters includes:

Stephen Wechsler as Freddy, owner of the Lapin Agile

Guialteau Buissereth as Gaston, patron of the Lapin Agile

Aleah Skaggs as Germaine, Freddy’s girlfriend

Christian Rotsch as scientist Albert Einstein

Kayla Lowry as Suzanne, a young woman

Demarko Hooper as art dealer Sagot

Chris Rosato as painter Pablo Picasso

Patrick Sheffield as inventor Schmendiman

Lauren LaRicci as The Countess

McKenzie Bowen as a young woman

Raleigh Beougher as a singer from the 50s.

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