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Interlude

Mar 1-24, 2021

By Harrison David Rivers

Directed by ShawnJ West
Starring H. Adam Harris

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World Premiere Commission from NCTC's New Voices/New Work.

 

Jesse Howard’s life looks nothing like it used to. Forced by a national pandemic to return to his childhood home in Kansas with his Conservative parents, Jesse finds himself standing still for the first time. An audio drama that blends with a visual storyscape for a one-of-a-kind theatrical experience, Interlude is a personal and tender snapshot of one man’s search for connection. 

 

By Harrison David Rivers

Directed by ShawnJ West

Starring H. Adam Harris



Jesse Howard’s life looks nothing like it used to. Forced by a national pandemic to return to his childhood home in Kansas with his Conservative parents, Jesse finds himself standing still for the first time. An audio drama that blends with a visual storyscape for a one-of-a-kind theatrical experience, Interlude is a personal and tender snapshot of one man’s search for connection. 

Interlude tickets are pay-what-you-wish starting at FREE. Please consider a donation with your ticket order so that we may reopen our doors for our upcoming 40th anniversary season.

 

H. Adam Harris revisits his character of Jesse from NCTC’s critically-acclaimed world premiere of Harrison David Rivers’ This Bitter Earth in the 2017-18 Season. A “work of uncommon depth, nuance, and emotional impact" (Bay Area Reporter)This Bitter Earth was an activist love story rooted in the Black Lives Matter movement.

 

reviews

 

“Harrison David Rivers’ characters are drawn from life so that they feel real. He’s written dialogue that’s very natural and completely honest … important and relevant." - Chicago Theatre Review

 

"He writes about lives on the margins in surprising ways" - City Pages

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