Hannah Cabell (Compulsion) and Sofia Jean Gomez (Angels in America) star in the world premiere production of christopher oscar peña's i wonder if it's possible to have a love affair that lasts forever; or things i found on craigslist, being presented as a limited run as a part of The Dream Up Festival at Theatre for a New City, August 28th to September 4th, 2011.
As epic as your first kiss and a personal as a Facebook poke, i wonder if it's possible to have a love affair that lasts forever, or things i found on craigslist, written by christopher oscar pena (Playwrights Realm Fellow 2011, NYTW Emerging Artist Fellow) with music and lyrics by Jake Rabinbach of Frances and the Lights, is The Big Chill for millenials. Still searching for perfection, a sense of purpose, and their high school crushes on Facebook, a group of 20-somethings still caught up in yesterday wake up to find themselves tripped up by their own faith. In the face of a ten-year high school reunion, the group are forced to confront their crippling insecurities and emotional baggage. Secrets are shared and people are "no longer in a relationship" as the personal becomes public in this gripping, witty insight into making it all work in web 2.0. ...things i found on craigslist is about ambivalence, connection and finding yourself - and love - in the internet age.
...things i found on craigslist is directed by Mary Birnbaum (Founder of art.party.theatre) features Julia Arazi (Hair at ReVision), Hannah Cabell (Compulsion at The Public Theater), Leigh Dunham, Sofia Gomez (Angels in America at Signature), Michael Micalizzi (Looking for Christmas at The Flea), Topher Mikels (Blue Bloods), Dominic Spillane (Six Degrees of Separation at Williamstown), Stephen Stout (#serials@theflea), and Dax Valdez (Orpheus - HERE Arts).
Set by Daniel Zimmerman (Be A Good Little Widow at Ars Nova) and lights by Anshuman Bhatia.