The latest Heidi Thomas Writers’ Initiative is a surprising comedy about opening your home, occasionally your wallet, and always your heart.
Marian, the matriarch of a far-flung Jewish family, had happily settled into retirement life with her new husband Richard. However, when a pregnant niece, the troubled boy next door and a distressed daughter with a secret show up at her door, Marian’s empty nest ends up a little fuller than she imagined.
This firecracker play by DC area playwright Dani Stoller takes the dysfunction, puts it back in the family, then gives it a hilarious—and subversive—stir.
Discussion Nights March 3 & 18, 2020
Pride Night March 13, 2020
Running time approximately 2 hours, including one 15-minute intermission. Please note, running time on world premieres can change significantly throughout the run.
Contains sexual content and smoking (herbal).
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Sponsored by the Jenna and Paul Segal Foundation
SigWorks: The Heidi Thomas Writers’ Initiative, a partnership with the Jenna and Paul Segal Foundation, is a multi-year commitment to present world premieres by female playwrights with female directors
New Work at Signature Theatre sponsored by Dan and Gloria Logan with additional support from The Reva & David Logan Foundation
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