Dead Mans Cell Phone
March 1 – 10
Dead man’s Cell Phone
by Sarah Ruhl
An incessantly ringing cell phone in a quiet café. A stranger at the next table who has had enough. And a dead man—with a lot of loose ends. So begins Dead Man’s Cell Phone, a wildly imaginative new comedy by playwright Sarah Ruhl, recipient of a MacArthur “Genius” Grant and Pulitzer Prize finalist for her play The Clean House. A work about how we memorialize the dead—and how that remembering changes us—it is the odyssey of a woman forced to confront her own assumptions about morality, redemption, and the need to connect in a technologically obsessed world.
Directed by Patrick Larmer
Fridays, Saturdays 8pm; Sundays, 5pm; Thursday, 4pm
Performance Lab D-10, Palomar College, San Marcos campus
$12 General, $10 Seniors and Staff, $8 Students
March 8th, 6-6:50pm Room D-5
Cellular Communication, Talking in the 21st Century: how the cell phone has effected our ability to think and to communicate.
Panelists: Chris Sinnott (faculty, Theatre & moderator), Pat Larmer (faculty, Theatre & director), TBA (faculty, CSIS), TBA (faculty, Child Development)
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