Topic: Production Workshop

“In the Pink,” directed by Molly Littman ’21, examines how a terminal illness like breast cancer complicates kinship and female identity.

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PW downspace play explores mother-daughter relationship

February 12, 2019 0 comments

Written and directed by Molly Littman ’21, “In the Pink” explores the complicated relationship between Sarah, a woman with breast cancer, and Rebecca, her 20-something-year-old daughter. The play’s set was designed to look like a hospital room with get well cards, flu season awareness posters and all.

Director Shade Au ’19 presented an otherwise minimalist set by writing out the show’s quirky and comedic scene titles on the backdrop wall.

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PW’s ‘Melancholy Play’ reframes reflective sadness

October 17, 2017 0 comments

“Melancholy Play: A Contemporary Farce,” Production Workshop’s new play, is anything but what its name implies.

Audience members were given nametags as they entered the Downspace, signifying that they were included in the sisterhood featured in the play.

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Production Workshop presents ‘5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche’

September 26, 2017 0 comments

Five saucy, self-described “widows” are living in an idyllic, patriarchal 1950s suburban world, and boy are they “dealing with it.”

The final performance of  ‘Carousel’ will be tonight in the Downspace. The show features a number of difficult themes, such as suicide and sexism.

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Musical Forum’s ‘Carousel’ will take you on a ride

April 25, 2016 0 comments

The shrieks of a whistle and the clamor of seaside activity signal the beginning of Musical Forum’s “Carousel,” the celebrated 1945 musical.