Lindsey Ferrentino is a young playwright who likes to wrestle with big subjects that give meaning to the space between life and death. In today’s political climate, she sees it as her calling. Right now, she’s got two plays running Off-Broadway. Amy and the Orphans, inspired by her aunt about a woman with Downs Syndrome, is at the Laura Pels Theatre. Opening tonight at Playwrights Horizons,... Read more
This Flat Earth
Playwrights Horizons continues its 2017-2018 Off-Broadway season with the world premiere of Lindsey Ferrentino's This Flat Earth, directed by Tony Award winner Rebecca Taichman.
Performances are staged at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater.
(Photos by Joan Marcus)
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At a middle school in this seaside town, the unthinkable has happened, placing a bewildered community in the national spotlight. Stuck at home in a state of shocked limbo, Julie and Zander, two thirteen-year-olds, try to make sense of the chaos they witnessed, their awkward crushes and an infinitely more complicated future – but the grown-ups are no help at all. An urgent response to our times, This Flat Earth is a startling and deeply felt story of growing up in our confounding world.