MARCH 14 – APRIL 7 2019
By Annie Baker
Directed by Erin Murray
Time Magazine – 10 Best Shows of 2015
Nominated for 6 Drama Desk Awards
Nominated for 5 Lucille Lortel Awards
At a weekend bed & breakfast, the shadow of infidelity hangs over a young couple struggling to rebuild their relationship – when the elderly owner shares her own memories, ghosts real and imagined arrive to haunt the living. Blending keen realism with the eerily supernatural, this quiet tale from a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright is unafraid to seek beauty in one of the most startling places: the solitude of human experience.
The next three plays in ArtsWest’s 2018-19 Season, BEYOND IDEAS, feature two Seattle premieres, work by a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwrights, and a world premiere musical:
- John by Annie Baker (Mar 14 – April 7, 2019)
- Office Hour by Julia Cho (May 2 – May 26, 2019)
- The Last World Octopus Wrestling Champion by Justin Heurtas (Jun 20 – Jul 28, 2019)
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From the Blog
February 7th, 2019
In John, a troubled young couple visit a Gettysburg bed-and-breakfast and try to repair their relationship – but there’s a lot more going on below the surface. We chat with director Erin Murray (pictured above) about the play. Let’s catch up a bit since you were last here directing Wonderful Life – what is your…