Of People and Not Things

theatre · distance over time theatre · Ages 13+ · United States

Distance Over Time Theatre presents: Of People and Not Things by Andrew Hungerford

May 19, 2011

This is the way the world ends: with an intimate apocalypse.

Everyone knows that a bad break up can feel like the end of the world. But what if that’s what really happened? What if the the end of civilization defied summer blockbusters and came free of flesh eating zombies and digital destruction? What if the end of a relationship actually meant the end of life as we knew it?

“A new and thrilling piece of Fringe theatre … 4 stars.”
– British Theatre Guide

‘Of People and Not Things’ is about two people trying to unearth meaning in the events that have brought them to this small room with this audience. Thomas is a physicist trying to explain how the end came about. Karen is a former office temp struggling to find a place in this new world. These two interrelated monologues with subjective viewpoints ask the audience to decide for itself where objective truth lies.

“Beautiful and evocative… this piece...