By Sarah Ruhl
“Satire is her oxygen. . . . In her new oddball comedy, Dead Man’s telephone Phone, Sarah Ruhl is endlessly important in her lyrical and biting takes on how we behave.”—The Washington Post
“Ruhl’s zany probe of the razor-thin line among existence and dying supplies a clean and funny examine the days we are living in.”—Variety
“Sarah Ruhl is deliriously ingenious and fearless in her number of material. She is an original.”—Molly Smith, creative director, area Stage
An regularly ringing mobile phone in a quiet café. A stranger on the subsequent desk who has had sufficient. And a useless man—with loads of unfastened ends. So starts Dead Man’s cellphone Phone, a wildly ingenious new comedy via playwright Sarah Ruhl, recipient of a MacArthur “Genius” supply and Pulitzer Prize finalist for her play The fresh House. a piece approximately how we memorialize the dead—and how that remembering alterations us—it is the odyssey of a girl pressured to confront her personal assumptions approximately morality, redemption, and the necessity to attach in a technologically obsessed world.
Sarah Ruhl’s performs were produced at theaters round the nation, together with Lincoln middle Theater, the Goodman Theatre, enviornment degree, South Coast Repertory, Yale Repertory Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, between others, and across the world. She is the recipient of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize (for The fresh House, 2004), the Helen Merrill rising Playwrights Award, and the Whiting Writers’ Award. The fresh House used to be a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2005. She is a member of 13P and New Dramatists.
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