My Old Man (and Other Stories)

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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Barry is a forlorn Tom Waits impersonator with a water-stained floor and romance-induced insomnia. Andrea dreams of success as a museum educator while intermittently struggling to achieve orgasm and full-time employment. Riled feminist Cara wants it all to be as painless as possible … if only Barry would stop calling her phone. And Jess, a registered nurse who's set the bar dangerously low, just needs a nice night out that doesn't end in changed catheters.

My Old Man (and Other Stories) is a collection of episodic scenes featuring emotional incompetents seeking love without compromise. An homage to small-town decay and reduced expectations, this new play from writer & director Jess Barbagallo begs the question: why can't I have it both ways?

Visit the My Old Man (and Other Stories) website:

http://dixonplace.org/performances/my-old-man-and-other-stories/