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About the Project

We are back! And closer than ever to realizing our goals. The biggest news? We are moving into The Fireside Room within the River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation. Doesn't that sound cozy? It is! With just 40 seats, you are guaranteed to see the whites of our eyes. What an intimate experience this will be and help us tell the truth as storytellers. It is time to get as close to the action as possible, and this space allows us to do just that. 

This summer we are bringing you Carly Mensch's OBLIVION, and we couldn't be happier to begin our relationship with River Road with this funny, thoughtful, family-driven comedy. What do you do when you learn your child doesn’t share the same values as you? Uber-hip Brooklynites Pam and Dixon take pride in their secular, philosophical approach to parenting. When their 16-year-old daughter Julie decides to become a Christian, their laid-back, open-minded facade is exposed. Called “smart, sassy, and rewarding” by The New York Times, Carly Mensch’s Oblivion takes a wry look at the nature of belief in these changing times, and reveals that growing up isn’t just for kids anymore. 

We are excited to introduce you to this wonderful story, to its passionate, thoughtful writing, and to our world class actors. Won't you join us in making this new intimacy a reality? 

Your pledge will go toward turning on the lights ($1,550 for light rental and design), turning up the volume ($650 for sound design and implementation), and building the set ($2,500)--as well as for the play itself ($3,000 for licensing)--in our new River Road venue! 



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    We will add you to our e-newsletter mailing list, thank you in the program, and think of you warmly during the hours of 8 am-10 am.
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    Do you like to laugh? I thought so. Our production team will provide you with daily jokes. And to show our appreciation, we'll give you a shout out on Facebook!
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    Rachel and Chris will call to read you a bedtime story. You tell us the time and the preferred story (or we will pick one) and we will call when you are all snuggled under the covers.
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    Chris will make a phone call for you that you are dreading to make on your own. Got a sister you haven't spoken to in 10 years? How about a company you have thought about resigning from? Chris is here to make those difficult calls for you.
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    We will replace one of your favorite apps. Enjoy the Weather Channel App? We will text you the weather around the clock. Partial to your fit-bit? Let Rachel and Chris tell you how fit you are throughout the day. Need to know what to cook for dinner tonight? We have a bevy of easy recipes at our disposal (We hope you like cereal!). And to show our appreciation, we'll thank you in the curtain speech for each performance!
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