Life Jacket Theatre Company to Present America Is Hard to See
The new play with music will run at HERE.
Life Jacket Theatre Company will present America Is Hard to See, a new play directed by Travis Russ, with music and lyrics by Priscilla Holbrook. The work also features music and scenic design by Russ. Performances begin January 30 at HERE, with opening night set for February 2.
Using a blend of interviews, archival research, Methodist hymns, and original songs, America Is Hard to See investigates the lives in and around Miracle Village, a rural community for sex offenders buried deep in Florida's sugarcane fields.
Research and development for America Is Hard to See is by Russ, Anthony Dvarskas, and Amelia Parenteau. Lighting design is by Solomon Weisbard, with costume design is by Andrea Hood.