Playwright: Noah Haidle
Directed by M Cantú
Magical realism collides with manic vaudeville in this family drama with a chewy metaphysical core. With a glancing nod to Our Town, a man named Footnote acts as guide. The Twins swap philosophy while awaiting their birth. Daughter Beauty eats dirt and doesn't speak, and Father is about to drive away and never return, leaving pregnant and dreamy mother Violet alone to live out her father’s notion that “every love story is a tragedy, because its ending is built into its beginning.” Whipping from astonishing tenderness to profound humor and back again, this wholly original play uncovers the extraordinary family connections that stretch and warp across the years but can never quite be broken.
“Smokefall is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York”
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Advance tickets available by the end of January at UCSCtickets.com and at the door 1 hr. prior to event start time.
Buses and campus shuttles stop at Porter/Rachel Carson College.
Parking attendants will be on site to issue $5 parking permits in Arts Lot 126.
Doors open 30 min. prior to the advertised event start time.
FULL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Friday, February 28, 7:30pm
Saturday, February 29, 7:30pm
Sunday, March 1, 3:00pm
Thursday, March 5, 7:30pm
Friday, March 6 7:30pm
Saturday, March 7, 7:30pm
Sunday, March 8, 3:00pm