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About this show

Hugging The Shoulder is an intense, 90-minute play centering on a young man, Derrick who kidnaps his older brother, Jeremy and takes him on a grueling road trip to conquer his heroin addiction. Mile after mile their relationship is stretched to the limit as the two brothers' repressed memories and hidden motivations are mercilessly exposed. Hugging the Shoulder is a play about the tragedy of missed opportunities. It explores the relationship between addiction and love, and is a plea for us to do what sometimes is the hardest thing of all: to forgive ourselves.

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia