SEARCHING FOR GOD IN SUBURBIA: 7 Tales from Beyond... The City

Includes 2 Heideman Award Finalists!

In these seven short plays, the standard suburban universe is turned topsy-turvy.  As interconnected characters go about their daily lives – tucking in their kids at bedtime, dealing with infidelity, making time for the gym – the unexpected is always just around the corner.  Sometimes it’s the boogeyman, or an alien invasion, or just the surprise of a true human connection.  Includes: The Collectors, Beddy-Bye, Indian Guys, Health & Fitness, Honey, The Well of Souls and The Unknown.

 

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Production History:

 

Watch a video of HONEY at the SoHo Playhouse.

 

Both THE COLLECTORS and BEDDY-BYE were finalists for the Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Heideman Award (2006 & 2007, respectively.)

 

SEARCHING FOR GOD IN SUBURBIA was a Eugene O’Neill Theater Center National Playwrights Conference semi-finalist.

 

As an evening of theatre, SEARCHING FOR GOD IN SUBURBIA was given a hit staged reading by Tony Award-winning The Acting Company at the Clurman Theatre on Theatre Row (NYC), directed by David Kennedy (assoc. art. dir., Westport Country Playhouse) and starring Trent Dawson, Julie Halston, Michael Thomas Holmes, Lucas Near-Verbrugghe, Liv Rooth and Andrew Weems.

 

It also received readings at the Huntington Theatre (Boston, MA) as part of the Breaking Ground New Play Festival (directed by Matt August and starring Katie Atcheson, Thomas Derrah, Nat DeWolf, Joe Forbrich, Jessica Grant and Ian White) and the Axial Theatre Company (directed by Suzanne Agins and starring Ronan Babbit, Mark Gorham, Ann Gulian, Michael Thomas Holmes, Heather Nicolson and Sean Weill.)

 

Individual playlets have been produced by the Axial Theatre (INDIAN GUYS), the SoHo Playhouse (HONEY and HEALTH & FITNESS) and Center Stage (HEALTH & FITNESS).

 

Annie Meisels and PJ Sosko in the SoHo Playhouse production of HONEY (one of the plays in SEARCHING FOR GOD IN SUBURBIA)

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