Curve of Departure
by Rachel Bonds
directed by Mike Donahue
Pacific Playwrights Festival
SEGERSTROM STAGE
April 23, 2016 - April 23, 2016

Pacific Playwrights Festival

On a balmy New Mexico night in a too-small motel room, a “ragtag little group of humans” gathers in anticipation of the funeral that has brought them together.  But the dearly departed is the least of their concerns as they all grapple with the curves life has thrown them.

A $​70 package to see all five readings is available online, or by calling the Box Office at (714) 708-5555. This package is available to SCR Super Subscribers for $60—only by phone.

Theatre professionals: please purchase your tickets here or contact Andrew Knight (andrew@scr.org) at (714) 708-5062 for more information.

Rachel Bonds’ plays have been developed or produced by SCR, Ars Nova, Manhattan Theatre Club, McCarter Theatre Center, Roundabout Underground, Atlantic Theater Company, Studio Theatre, New Georges, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville, SPACE on Ryder Farm, Williamstown Theatre Festival and New York Stage & Film, among others. Her plays include Curve of Departure (SCR commission); Five Mile Lake (SCR, McCarter, Weissberger Award); The Wolfe Twins (Studio Theatre); Swimmers (Marin Theatre Co., Rella Lossy Award, Sky Cooper Prize); Rez (in collaboration with The Bengsons, Ars Nova); Alma (Atlantic Theatre Company commission); At the Old Place (Arden Theatre Company commission); Firecracker; and Michael & Edie (New York Times Critic's Pick, 2010). She is an alumna of the EST’s Youngblood, Ars Nova’s Play Group and SPACE on Ryder Farm’s Working Farm Writers’ Group. She was recently named the 2016 Tow Foundation Playwright in Residence at Ars Nova. Bonds is a graduate of Brown University.
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