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09.20.2019 | FIFTY WORDS By Michael Weller, Directed by Associate Artistic Director John Pierson | $30 - $35

September 20, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 6, 2019

Categories: Performance Art, Theatre


While their nine-year-old son is away for the night on his first sleepover, Adam and Jan have an evening alone together,
their first in years. Adam’s attempt to seduce his wife before he leaves on business the next day begins a suspenseful nightlong roller-coaster ride of revelation, rancor, passion and humor that explores a modern-day marriage on the verge of either
a breakup or deepening love and understanding.
“Mr. Weller is a bold and productive dramatist.” —NY Times.
“The best thing about Weller’s play is that it offers no easy answers for making a relationship work. Its shades of gray are
less than comforting but realistic as husband and wife struggle to describe and resolve their complex feelings for each other.”
—International Herald Tribune.

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