Written by Emily Schwend
Directed by Jay Stull

January 28th – February 20th
Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre

Amber has two jobs, three kids and an eight-year-old’s birthday party to plan. The house needs fixing up and her on-again, off-again husband, Chris just can’t help but make things worse. As Amber struggles to keep things from boiling over, she finds herself a stranger to the person she once was and the person she thought she might be.

Starring:  Alex Grubbs | Melissa Hurst | James Kautz | Vanessa Vache


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“A skillfully constructed, beautifully acted domestic drama about struggling simply to make do.”

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“Vitally honest.”


“Supremely Acted.”

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“When you peel back the play’s wallpaper, you discover the live-wire electricity sparking underneath”

Production Sponsors

*Production Sponsors:
Tian and Nicholas Cimato, in memory of Rick Cimato
Jody Falco and Jeffrey Steinman

Production Team:

Associate Producer: Anderson Heinz
Production Stage Manager: Nikki Castle
Assistant Director: Jillian Jetton
Set Design: Kate Noll
Sound Design: Jeanne Travis
Light Design: Nicholas Houfek
Costume Design: Angela Harner
Prop Design: Zach Serafin
Artwork: Danica Novgorodoff
Publicist: DARR Publicity
Production Manager: Jeremy Pape


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