April 26-29, 2023

Theatre Arts Fall PlayProgress

The world premiere of a new play by Geoffrey Simon Brown
Directed by Michelle Crimmins & Geoffrey Simon Brown

Lord of the Flies meets The Breakfast Club in a post-climate-crisis world. It’s a high school graduation. The keeners are setting up the party, the radicals are committing small acts of vandalism to drive down property value, the burnouts are just trying to have a good time. When the power goes out, locking everyone inside, a group of teenagers must figure out on their own how to escape, how to make change in a world that has abandoned them, and whether to burn it all to the ground.

Featuring a live band, fire, and snack-size chips, Progress asks: What are we leaving behind to be inherited? And how do we change the world?

 

 

Content Warnings: Recommended Age 14+ Mature language, violence involving a stabbing

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