By Sheila Callaghan
Complete size, comedian Drama / 3m, 4f / Unit Set it is June sixteen, 2004. Samantha Blossom, a chipper lady in her 40s, wakes up one June morning in her higher East aspect condominium to discover her existence being narrated over the airwaves of public radio. She discovers within the mail an envelope addressed to her husband from his lover, which spins her uncooked and untethered into an odyssey during the city.... an afternoon jam-packed with probability encounters, coincidences, a short love affair, and a fixation at the mysterious Jewel Jupiter. Jewel, the younger yet broken poet genius, finally takes a shine to Samantha and brings her on a hour of darkness journey of the meat-packing district which alterations Samantha's lifestyles forever-or does not. This ninety minute comedian drama is a modernized, gender-reversed, relocated, hyper-theatrical riff at the novel Ulysses, taking place precisely a hundred years to the day after Joyce's jaunt via Dublin. "Wonderful... Sheila Callaghan's pleasingly witty and theatrical new drama that may be a love letter to ny masquerading as hate mail...[Callaghan] writes with a world-weary tone and has a poet's present for reasonable description. the complete lifeless urban comes alive..." -New York instances. "DEAD urban, Sheila Callaghan's riff on James Joyce's ULYSSES is fashionable, lyrical, attention-grabbing, sometimes frustrating, and eminently worthwhile... the type of paintings that's completely invigorating." -Backstage.
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Dead City by Sheila Callaghan