I wanted you to know that the actual noise was louder. And there was a lot of shaking of things. Some flames. Dust. Miscellany falling from elevated places. Chaos. Terror.
Jo, a female journlism student, and Jules, a male marine biologist, meet in a subterranean biology lab for an erotic "casual encounter." But there's nothing casual whatsoever about this particular evening. Will meaningless sex have meaning? What's going on in the fish tank? And who is that woman, Barbara, pulling levers in the corner? Something is about to explode.
(a gesture of chaos and terror, maybe toppling a few things)
We have tried our best to reproduce that here. Alas, there's only so much we can do. What with the limitations: Physical, cognitive, budgetary. I just wanted to underscore the...girth of the moment. Big Girth.
back to plays
- World Premiere Ars Nova, New York City, March 2008. Directed by Alex Timbers.
- Woolly Mammoth Theatre, Washington DC, November 2008. Directed by John Vreeke.
- Seattle Rep, Seattle, WA, November 2008. Directed by Jerry Manning.
- Cleveland Public Theatre, November 2008.
- multiple productions 2009-2010 season
- Workshop production at Brown/Trinity Playwrights Rep, July 2007. Directed by Ken Prestininzi.
- Developmental Reading part of The Playwrights Foundation In the Rough series, May 2007. Directed by Kent Nicholson.
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