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 1 hour and 50 minutes, including one 15-minute intermission. Please note, running time on world premieres can change significantly throughout the run.
Contains an onstage sex scene, partial nudity and cigarette 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
Closed Captioning available at every performance of our mainstage shows via the free GalaPro App
Scenic Design by
Lighting Design by
Costume Design by
Debra Kim Sivigny
Sounds Design by
Kelly Crandall d'Amboise
Production Stage Manager
Assistant Stage Manager
Mary Alex Staude