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Theater for the New City Presents
The Loneliest Whale In The World
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 through Saturday, September 07, 2013

Part of Theater for the New City's DREAM UP FESTIVAL!

Length: 1 hr 00 mins
Intermission: None
Seating: General Admission
You choose your seats when you get to the theater.

Written by Zoë Geltman

Directed by Julia May Jonas

Sound by Chuck Stern

Lighting Design by Amanda Clegg Lyon

Stage Manager: Jenny Ainsworth

with Neil D'Astolfo*, David Gould, Lucy McMichael*, Maggie Robinson, Elizabeth Spano, and Samuel West




*Appearing courtesy of Actors' Equity Association


Lucy, a mutant, friendless whale, washes up on a garbage-strewn beach in Babylon, Long Island intent on killing herself. As she waits to die, perfuming her surroundings with the stink of desperation, strange, magnetic forces that have been ripped with her from the sea work their way into the lives of two people in the process of clawing away at themselves. The two wretches escalate their internal fights with themselves: they peak, they panic, and then...? Perhaps Lucy is not so alone after all. "The Loneliest Whale in the World" is a play about gnawing at oneself and whether it is better to be swallowed up by that shameful, morbid pleasure, or whether we must finally give in to all the talking heads that tell us not to.
 


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