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The World Premiere of this unique play written especially to be performed on ZOOM. Not a reading, not a “normal” play modified for ZOOM but a “new normal” play written for ZOOM. The production will be launched on Friday November 27, 2020 but you can watch it anytime after that. Ticket to get the YouTube link is only $10.00
SPECIAL BLACK FRIDAY EVENT
Purchase your ticket on Friday November 27, 2020 for $15 and you will receive an invitation to a talk-back session with the Playwright, the Director, and the Actors on Tuesday December 1,2020 from 6:30 – 7:30 via ZOOM.
AFTER YOUR PURCHASE, you will receive via email either the YouTube link OR the YouTube link and the ZOOM invitation for the special talk-back session.
And here is the story behind Doctor Smarty in the New Normal. In the midst of COVID-19, 82-year-old Henry is diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Referred by his doctor for nutrition education, Henry reluctantly starts weekly Zoom meetings with 32-year-old nutritionist Peter. Over a few short weeks, the two seemingly disparate men grow inexplicably close, drawn together as much by circumstance as their unexpected similarities. Doctor Smarty in the New Normal is a heartwarming, wryly comic look at a very unfunny time.
And here is the playwright
Andy Reynolds Full-length plays include The Memory of Mollusks (Finalist, 2012 Eugene O’Neill Center National Playwrights Conference), Dark Hole (Semi-finalist, 2013 O’Neill NPC; Finalist, Hidden River Arts Playwriting Contest), Eucatastrophe (Winner, 2009 Kaplan Prize), and The Sordid Perils of Actual Existence (co-written with Tom Gladwell and produced at Theater for the New City in 2007). More recent work includes The Last Days of the Contract Player (Berkshire Voices reading 2019), There Are No Words (Great Barrington Public Theater reading 2019) and In Between Without You (North Shore Readers Theatre reading 2018). His short plays include A Departure (2017 Radius Playwrights Festival, recorded for the podcast Playing on Air directed by Michael Wilson and featuring Len Cariou and Michael Urie), A Menagerie of Sorts (2006 Tennessee Williams Festival) and Retreat (Provincetown Theater). Andy lives with his husband Tom in western Massachusetts, where he is a freelance grant writer for many area nonprofit arts and human services organizations.