Julia Lee Barclay-Morton’s newest stage text, On the edge of/a cure, inspired by the #metoo movement, asks how can we speak the unspeakable? Especially that which manifest as body memories—maybe a snapshot or two—too real to ignore but resisting coherent narrative? Who will believe you? If no one believes you, how can you believe you? If you can be heard, will you find a way to speak? A way to heal?
Written and directed by Julia Lee Barclay-Morton.
Performances by John Amir
Sheree V. Campbell
and Eva van Dok.
Lighting design by Joan T. Racho-Jansen
Julia Lee Barclay-Morton, PhD, is an award-winning writer and director, whose prose and plays have been produced and published internationally. Most recently, her play ‘Shit’ was chosen for the IATI 2018 play development program; and she is delighted that now her newest play ‘On the edge of/a cure’ is being produced by Rogue Players as a workshop/staged reading in May at The Playroom in NYC. Publications of prose, plays and poetry in such journals as Ohio Edit, NYTE, Prentice-Hall, Stockholm Review, The Other Stories, Burning House Press, Dandelion Review, and TL;DR. She was founding Artistic Director of Apocryphal Theatre in London, awarded a practice-as-research PhD at Northampton, UK in theatre as philosophy, and BA with High Honors in Theater from Wesleyan University (US). Having taught courses and workshops at multiple universities in the UK and NYC, she now works independently editing, coaching, and leading workshops and retreats for writers and performance makers. She blogs about writing, theater, art, philosophy, politics, and life in real time at Somewhere in Transition.
Donations gladly accepted at the door. Please stick around after the show to meet our artists, enjoy refreshments, and join in the conversation!
Accessibility note: The space has elevators. The bathroom stall doors are narrower than the allowance for a standard wheelchair, at 20″ wide.
*these Actors are appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association
On the edge of/a cure
May 3rd, 4th, and 5th at 8pm
The Playroom Theater
151 W. 46th st., 8th floor, New York, NY, 10036
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