Shift

A Native American woman with terminal illness due to lead poisoning from growing up in Picher, Oklahoma, AKA "The Most Toxic Town in America," returns home to spend a final night with her high school sweetheart. Together, they discuss past wrongs and future dreams, leaning into a new world where their love and land were never tainted.
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  • Dillon Dean:
    16 May. 2024
    A sweet and intimate play that manages to pack a lifetime of emotion into a tight and concise package. Lovingly crafted with indigenous identity front and center. A resonate message about home and the healing powers of what exists there. A heavy topic with a hopeful and kind resolution. Bravo!
  • Shaun Leisher:
    4 Nov. 2023
    A beautiful, intimate play about a huge issue.

Character Information

  • Maisie
    20-30,
    Native American (Any Tribe)
    ,
    woman
  • Jackson
    20-30,
    Native American (Any Tribe)
    ,
    Man

Development History

  • Reading
    ,
    Rattlestick Theater with The North American Indigenous Center (NAIC)
    ,
    2022