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The Originals present DEAD MAN'S CELL PHONE, by Sarah Ruhl - Pay-what-you-can
Thursday, July 25th at 7:30pm EST
Online sale ends: 07/25/19 at 6:00pm EST
Saco River Theatre
29 Salmon Falls Rd. (mailing address: PO Box 661 Bar Mills, ME 04004)
Buxton, ME 04093
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Description

An incessantly ringing cell phone in a quiet cafe.  A stranger at the next table who has had enough.  And a dead man - with a lot of loose ends.  So begins DEAD MAN'S CELL PHONE, a wildly imaginative comedy by MacArthur "Genius" Grant recipient and Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl.  A work about how we memorialize the dead - and how that remembering changes us - it is the odyssey of a woman forced to confront her own assumptions about morality, redemption, and the need to connect in a technologically obsessed world.

"Satire is her oxygen [...] In her oddball comedy, DEAD MAN'S CELL PHONE, Sarah Ruhl is forever vital in her lyrical and biting takes on how we behave." - The Washington Post

"The beguiling comedy [...] blends the mundane and the metaphysical, the blunt and the obscure, the patently bizarre and the bizarrely moving [...] [Ruhl] writes surrealist fantasies that happen to be populated by eccentrically real people, comedies in which the surface illogic of dreams is made meaningful - made truthful - by the deeper logic of human feeling." - The New York Times

"Ruhl's zany probe of the razor-thin line between life and death delivers a fresh and humorous look at the times we live in." - Variety

July 18, 19, 20 (7:30 PM) 21 (Sunday 2:30 matinee) 25, 26, 27 (7:30 PM) Thursdays 18 and 25 are pay-what-you-can.  All others $25 and $22

Contains strong language.




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7:30pm to 9:30pm
Doors open at 7:00pm

pay-what-you-can: $5.00

Age
16+

Saco River Theatre<br> 29 Salmon Falls Rd. (mailing address: PO Box 661 Bar Mills, ME 04004)<br> Buxton, 04093

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207-929-5412

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