IT’S AMERICA. ALMOSTNOW. MOTHER, DAUGHTER, SISTER, SOLDIER. When, after a coordinated terrorist event, the government has taken over for “our own good” and the Occupation is five years in. Fear and paranoia have reduced us to a concentrated version of ourselves. All the men are gone, taken. They have been either forced to protect the borders, detained, or dead. In this shattered nation, who runs the world?…GIRLS.
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one’s heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
— The Road, Cormac McCarthy
Merri Biechler’s “Occupation” is an exploration of human endurance in a terrorist ravaged country. This world is separated into Patriots and Civilians with only the women left to do the work and quietly begin the revolution. An u
THE FOUNDRY THEATRE WORKS PRESENTS …OR DARE — WHEREIN LIES THE TRUTH?
April 28, 2015
PERCEPTIONCOLLIDESWITHTRUTH IN TWOELECTRIFYINGONE ACTS—JUNE 7-27
Two provocative, funny and affecting one-act plays pit true believers with contradictory perceptions of the world against one another. An evening that explores fact, fiction and the grey areas that exist between. From jurors arguing the intangible elements of a case to a menacing exchange with an unbalanced stranger, chance encounters between mismatched partners spark impassioned confrontations that force each to look outside her comfort zone, as a struggle for power erupts that will test deeply held beliefs.
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The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement.
The opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
- Niels Bohr, philosopher and physicist
In Viki Boyle’s “The Whole Truth,” a take-charge executive and an unassuming housewife face off when they are sequestered together during a high profile tr