2013 PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST
REGIONAL PREMIERE. From Gina Gionfriddo whose writing credits include Law & Order and the new Netflix series House of Cards, Rapture, Blister, Burn is a "piercingly sharp, bittersweet social comedy" (The Associated Press). Catherine's got the sexy rockstar academic career that every Ph.D. dreams about: another book out, TV appearances, and an upcoming speaking engagement in Italy. So what's she doing outside a bar, drunk-dialing her grad school ex-best friend, Gwen, now a stay-at-home mother and housewife married to Catherine's old flame? Both women, coveting each other's choices, attempt to find the happiness and fulfillment they lack by commencing a dangerous game of musical chairs, with surprising and hilarious results.
APROXIMATE RUNNING TIME
2 hrs, 15 minutes, with one intermission
Gwen Harper: Jen Joplin
Catherine Croll: Corinne Mohlenhoff
Don Harper: Charlie Clark
Avery Willard: Hannah Sawicki
Alice Croll: Patricia Linhart
Author: Gina Gionfriddo
Director: D. Lynn Meyers
Set & Lighting Designer: Brian c. Mehring
Costume Designer: Reba Senske
Sound Designer: Fitz Patton
Property Master & Design Assistant: Shannon Rae Lutz
Stage Manager: Brandon T. Holmes
Technical Operations Director: Aaron Clements
Master Electrician: Matthew Hollstegge
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