By Sarah Ruhl
“Satire is her oxygen. . . . In her new oddball comedy, Dead Man’s mobilephone Phone, Sarah Ruhl is without end very important in her lyrical and biting takes on how we behave.”—The Washington Post
“Ruhl’s zany probe of the razor-thin line among lifestyles and demise grants a clean and funny examine the days we are living in.”—Variety
“Sarah Ruhl is deliriously ingenious and fearless in her selection of subject material. She is an original.”—Molly Smith, creative director, area Stage
An steadily ringing mobile phone in a quiet café. A stranger on the subsequent desk who has had adequate. And a lifeless man—with loads of free ends. So starts Dead Man’s mobilephone Phone, a wildly resourceful new comedy by way of 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 adjustments 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 state, together with Lincoln heart Theater, the Goodman Theatre, enviornment level, South Coast Repertory, Yale Repertory Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, between others, and the world over. 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 was once a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2005. She is a member of 13P and New Dramatists.
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