Written by Jerome Kass Adaptation and Direction by Jeffrey Stocker
Story: Joe and Adam met by chance and decide to get together with their wives for a social evening of dinner, drinks, and a game of Monopoly. As the evening progresses the antagonisms, near-hatreds, and physical violence of the couples surge forward to a armed truce but with a troubled and uncertain future. New York Times:….“a great new play with bite and humor… well worth watching” The cast of readers for this performance were 4 young talented New York actors: DUANE DAVIS ANTHONY FERKEL MELANIE HILL KRISTINE SANABRIA This reading brought into focus the issues of “battered house- wives”….
Venue: The Pike County Historical Society Milford, Pennsylvania
When: Saturday, March 10th, 2007
The Readers Theatre Workshop Project of the American Readers Theatre
The Readers Theatre Workshop extends the mission statement of ART and literacy by using dramatic readings as a catalyst for “town- hall open discussions” of social issues. Past readings have dealt with alcoholism (Days of Wine and Roses), teenage pregnancy (Lovers), and physical and emotional abuse in relationships (Young Marrieds At Play.)