Kings of America

Through the recurring dreams of a struggling teenage boy named Noah-dreams populated exclusively by former presidents-this timely new play explores presidential figures of American history, their flaws and the legacies they left behind. While watching Twilight with John Kennedy and Jimmy Carter, receiving an edict lesson from George Washington, and escaping a war zone with Richard Nixon,and George W. Bush, Noah...
Through the recurring dreams of a struggling teenage boy named Noah-dreams populated exclusively by former presidents-this timely new play explores presidential figures of American history, their flaws and the legacies they left behind. While watching Twilight with John Kennedy and Jimmy Carter, receiving an edict lesson from George Washington, and escaping a war zone with Richard Nixon,and George W. Bush, Noah argues with theses men and examines the certain ways in which the American memory is skewed. But these episodes might more than just fantasy, they could be a means for forgiveness and personal healing in a life full of anger and disappointment.
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Kings of America

Development History

  • Commission
    ,
    Sacramento Theatre Company
    ,
    2017

Production History

  • Professional
    ,
    Sacramento Theatre Company
    ,
    2017

Awards

Finalist
,
Davey Foundation Theatre Grant
,
Salt Lake Acting Company
,
2017