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05.20 – 06.29.2014
Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater
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With a world of knowledge just a smart phone away, is there still such a thing as an original idea? When a young professor suspects a student of plagiarism, his inquiry sparks a chain of events affecting the lives of four people in very real terms. Drukman’s beautifully drawn characters must navigate heartbreak, blind ambition and the cutthroat competition that thrives within these ivy-covered walls. Extending beyond post-modern literature and academic rigors, this smart, funny and engrossing world premiere becomes a personal battle to decide what is right, what is wrong and what must be done.
Recipient of the Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award. Recipient of a Theater Development Grant from the Laurents/Hatcher Foundation.
There is no late seating and no re-entry while the performance is in progress.
This production includes the smoking of herbal cigarettes, strong language and themes, and may not be suitable for all audiences.
J. Trumbull Sykes
Death of the Author Production Photos
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