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Down the Road at Altered Stages

Black Henna Productions presents Down the Road, by Lee Blessing, at Altered Stages from the 18 - 27 May 2006

Down the Road: Dan and Iris Henniman are a husband and wife writing team hired by a publisher to help a convicted serial killer write an account of his crimes. The killer, William Reach, has admitted to the murders of nineteen people, but there might have been more. Over many weeks of interviews, Dan and Iris grow increasingly uncertain of the ethics of their work. Are they simply relating terrifying events, or are they helping readers consume rape, murder and mutilation as common products of our society? Are they helping to turn Reach into a celebrity? Is that, in fact, just what Reach wants?

The cast for Down the Road, directed by Malini Singh McDonald, features Mary Lynch, Lawrence Hoffman and Ian M. McDonald.

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