Absolution

"With a mobster tale, the audience comes in with certain expectations: there will be violence, sex and murder, and these “Absolution” delivers. What’s unusual is that the play also mixes in an unexpected and moving sweetness that uplifts the gritty world these characters inhabit "
-Margie Royale, Delco Culture Vultures

Ric and Clay are the “clean-up crew” for the mob. They don’t...
"With a mobster tale, the audience comes in with certain expectations: there will be violence, sex and murder, and these “Absolution” delivers. What’s unusual is that the play also mixes in an unexpected and moving sweetness that uplifts the gritty world these characters inhabit "
-Margie Royale, Delco Culture Vultures

Ric and Clay are the “clean-up crew” for the mob. They don’t make the dead bodies, they just dispose of them, but when Clay is outed as an FBI informant, it’s up to Ric to make his partner disappear. That’s a problem for Ric, because he loves Clay like a son. The solution? Before he does his partner in, he’s going to give him something he’s never had before. Enter: Immaculata, She’s charming, she’s goofy, and she just might save them all…
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Absolution

Development History

  • Reading
    ,
    Swarthmore Theater Company
    ,
    2016

Production History

  • Fringe
    ,
    Spotlight Theatre
    ,
    2017

Awards

Winner
,
Best New Work
,
Broadway World Philadelphia Regional Awards
,
2017