In the aftermath of a tragedy Jonah attempts to reunite with his best friend, Ben returns to her childhood home, and a giant white whale haunts the coastline of a sleepy Connecticut town. A modern day re-imagining of Jonah and the Whale, a tale of love, loss, and glory in small town America. The second Piedmont play.
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The Place That Made You
1 Nov. 2021
A haunting, moving, evocative play with engulfing imagery and lived-in characters. I loved the play between worlds and how such enormous impossible ideas can live beside such intimate, heartbreaking moments. ”
9 Mar. 2021
A gorgeous portrait of pain and loss that intimately connects in a magical way. Excellent. ”
26 Apr. 2020
Many of us could easily connect with these characters and their struggle to belong and make sense of so much pain and loss in their lives.
Immensely theatrical, Bruce's play swallows you whole like a big whale.
Most plays are just fine treading the shoreline - this one goes deep, deep in the ocean.
Another challenging - certainly rewarding - play for designers. ”