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About This Show

Teddy hopes to find closure on the time in his life with Clark, a former classmate, and brings us into the past where it all began: 7th grade at a new school in the early 2000s. After being shunned by the rest of their classmates, Teddy and Clark have a sleepover that takes an unexpected and uncomfortable direction. They then fall out of touch when Clark is expelled until Teddy receives an AIM message from Clark late in the night.

The conversation incites an online communication over a decade that’s part friendship, part adversary, part sexual exploration. As their communication progresses, it bleeds into Teddy’s own life and sense of intimacy, identity, and sexuality. Teddy once again fails to find closure in re-telling this experience to an audience and forces us to question our own perception of what really happened.

Show Details

Running Time: 1hr 15min
Dates: First Preview: February 9, 2024 Opening Night: February 11, 2024 Final Performance: February 23, 2024

Theatermania Review

| | February 12, 2024
Ryan Drake’s haunting world premiere is produced by playwright Will Arbery.

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