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There is a Happiness that Morning is by Mickle Maher

10 September 2013

Best Production of a Comedy – Austin Critics Table Nomination
Best Supporting Actor – Ken Webster – Austin Critics Table Nomination

“A bizarre, brilliant play that is capable of reordering your brain a bit”  

-Austin Chronicle

“Charming and Absurd…FUNNY and enjoyable… a wacky (yet witty) evening of love and literature”
-Austin American-Statesman

Capital T presents

There is a Happiness that Morning is

by Mickle Maher

Directed by Mark Pickell

October 24th – November 16th


Thursday-Saturday at 8pm

Hyde Park Theatre 511 W 43rd St

Two college professors, overcome by the poetry of William Blake, have sex on the lawn of their campus in front of their students.  Now they owe everyone an apology.  

Capital T Theatre is proud to present Mickle Maher’s (Spirits to Enforce) outrageously funny and thought povoking ode to love, sex, and the poetry of William Blake.   Two-time Austin Critics Table Award winning director Mark Pickell (Lieutenant of Inishmore, Killer Joe) directs Austin favorites Katherine Catmull (Boom, Happy Days) and Jason Phelps (Interglactic Nemesis)

Running Time: 90 minutes with no intermission


Bernard – Jason Phelps

Ellen – Katherine Catmull


About the Playwright

Mickle Maher – Playwright

Mickle Maher is a cofounder of Theatre Oobleck, and has been a playwright/adaptor/translator for 20 years. He has authored eight plays for Oobleck, including The Strangerer (funded by a grant from Creative Capital), Spirits to Enforce, and The Hunchback Variations. Other plays include Cyrano (translator) and The Cabinet for Redmoon Theater, and Lady Madeline for Steppenwolf Theatre Company. Maher’s works have been produced throughout the country and in Europe.