Halftime with Don

Retired NFL player Don Devers has had more surgeries than he can count, experiences violent outbursts, and relies on Post-It notes to offset his struggle with traumatic brain injury. Just when things seem their darkest, a desperate longtime fan arrives at his doorstep. With the help of Don’s daughter Stephanie and Ed’s wife Sarah, both pregnant and plotting from the sidelines, the fan and his hero discover...
Retired NFL player Don Devers has had more surgeries than he can count, experiences violent outbursts, and relies on Post-It notes to offset his struggle with traumatic brain injury. Just when things seem their darkest, a desperate longtime fan arrives at his doorstep. With the help of Don’s daughter Stephanie and Ed’s wife Sarah, both pregnant and plotting from the sidelines, the fan and his hero discover they may be able to help one another in a way that neither of them could possibly expect.
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Halftime with Don

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  • National New Play Network:
    5 May. 2017
    Halftime with Don by Ken Weitzman is currently receiving a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere. The partnering NNPN Member Theaters are New Jersey Repertory Company (Long Branch), B Street Theatre (Sacramento, CA), and Phoenix Theatre (Indianapolis, IN).

Development History

  • Reading
    ,
    Theatre Lab at FAU
    ,
    2016
  • Reading
    ,
    Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, National Playwrights Conference
    ,
    2015
  • Workshop
    ,
    PlayLabs at the Playwrights' Center
    ,
    2015
  • Reading
    ,
    Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre
    ,
    2014
  • Reading
    ,
    Playwrights Horizons
    ,
    2014
  • Reading
    ,
    Premiere Stages at Kean University
    ,
    2014
  • Reading
    ,
    City Theatre Company, MOMENTUM New Play Festival
    ,
    2014
  • Reading
    ,
    Indiana Repertory Theatre
    ,
    2013
  • Reading
    ,
    Lark Play Development Center (Roundtable reading)
    ,
    2013

Production History

  • Professional
    ,
    B Street Theatre (NNPN Rolling World Premiere)
    ,
    2017
  • Professional
    ,
    NJ Repertory Company (NNPN Rolling World Premiere)
    ,
    2017
  • Professional
    ,
    Phoenix Theatre (NNPN Rolling World Premiere)
    ,
    2017