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The Exception and the Rule

The Exception and the Rule
By Bertolt Brecht
February 6-10
Ryder Theatre Lab
Directed by Pablo Hernandez Basulto ’18


“In the dark times, will there also be singing?
Yes, there will be singing.
About the dark times.”

– Bertolt Brecht

Adventure and opportunity await at the finish line across the Mongolian desert. Follow the journey of a perseverant merchant, competing for massive new wealth, and his obedient team following his lead. What is he willing to sacrifice to win? Explore this modern fable of a society where violence is the rule and justice is the exception.


February 6 @ 7:30pm
February 7 @ 7:30pm
February 8 @ 7:30pm
February 9 @ 8:00pm
February 10 @ 2:00pm
February 10 @ 8:00pm


Free and open to the public. Reservations recommended. Click here to reserve tickets:


The Ryder Theatre Lab is located in 334 Ryder Hall. Access the full campus map here:

Once in Ryder Hall, go to the third floor, take a right at the top of the main stairs or a left out of the elevator, then follow signs to the Theatre Lab.