Salome Jens to Join Antonio Charity, Bud Cort, et al. for The Birthday Present 2050
The futuristic play, set in a dystopia where every family is guaranteed the essentials and 750 "points" a year to spend on luxuries, or to buy another year of life for a beloved elder whose "useful" time has passed, focuses on a family that has pooled their points to buy another of year in their matriarch's life.
The company will also feature James Black, Juan Carlos Cantu, Antonio Charity, Bud Cort, Elyssa Davalos, Demetrius Grosse, Cheyenne Haynes, Jossara Jinaro, and Katrina Lenk.
The creative team will include Kris Knekt (scenic design), Jeff McLaughin (lighting design), Lizz Wolf (costume design), Marc I. Rosenthal (video design), and Karen Martin (original music).