Eric Bogosian, one of America?s premier performers and most original playwrights, brings us the world premiere of his new play Humpty Dumpty, commissioned by McCarter and staged by award-winning director (and frequent Bogosian collaborator) Jo Bonney.
Humpty Dumpty as the title suggests, is about precarious things ? a concept that has added resonance in light of September 11th, though the play was conceived and initially written before that tragic day. The play center on a group of young urban over-achievers on a weekend country outing equipped with everything but survival skills. When plans go awry, they find their self-confidence under assault in a world that doesn?t always adhere to the plans they?ve so carefully hot-synced into their Palms