Kip and Will became Silicon Valley legends after the viral success of their blockbuster video game. But success has driven them apart: Will has become a suit obsessed with the bottom line,
and the death of Kip's wife has turned him into a total recluse. Now they've been thrown back together in a high stakes gamble to complete and ship a new multi-billion dollar game; but as Will re-enters Kip's life, he realizes that his old friend has built a whole other world - complete with an artificial intelligence (played by Heisler) to whom Kip escapes to ease his loss.
Now Will and Kip must work to resolve their differences, confront the past and face the
fact that technology's brave new world often leaves us with little else but a yearning for the old one.
Build is a recipient of the Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award.