About This Show

Eat (It’s Not About Food) dramatizes and decodes the baffling world of eating disorders in boys and girls through a series of scenes ranging from realistic to satirical to humorous. Candidly exploring causes and warning signs, playwright Linda Daugherty takes a hard look at how society and the media influence self-identity. In Eat (It’s Not About Food), we see individual stories of young people struggling with this epidemic, and all too often tragic problem. Follow the difficult journey of 14-year-old Amy, whose struggle to recover from an eating disorder leads to hospitalization, affecting her family and friends. Join us and experts from the Dallas community in a post-show discussion about ways to help our young people deal with these very real challenges.

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: February 10, 2017 Final Performance: February 19, 2017
Ticket Office: 214-978-011