where our dead are buried

where our dead are buried
where our dead are buried

photos by Shealyn Jae

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where our dead are buried
where our dead are buried

Cliff Doby as Hannah and Katie Hileman as Aladrian

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where our dead are buried
where our dead are buried

Jamil Johnson as Benny and Alex Shade as Sam

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where our dead are buried
where our dead are buried

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Amidst elements of poetry and folk tale, a family in rural West Virginia contends with a visit from the "queer prodigal son" and the buried trauma his presence unearths.

 

8 actors. gender varied. approx. 90 minutes. ​

Read the script on New Play Exchange

production history

SEPTEMBER 2019      Staged Reading, Horticulture Playwrights Workshop (formerly Cohesion Theatre)

​                                  Directed by Kat Kaplan

                                  Dramaturgy by Abby Cady​

 

CAST:

Sam... Alex Shade

Bridget... Camille Nattans

Benny... Jamil Johnson

Birdie... Tara Cariaso

Jet... Jacob Zabawa

PJ/Hannah/Ensemble... Cliff Doby

Aladrian/Ensemble... Katie Hileman

Rachelle/Ensemble... Mani Yangilmau