Polar Bears

A one-actor show in which a father, sorting through memories -- and possibly digging though boxes in his attic at Christmas time -- spontaneously recalls one whopper of a true story (based on the playwright's life), involving his lifetime obsession with Santa Claus, his desperate attempts to keep his kids believing after an unexpected medical diagnosis, and his realization that sometimes lies, even those...
A one-actor show in which a father, sorting through memories -- and possibly digging though boxes in his attic at Christmas time -- spontaneously recalls one whopper of a true story (based on the playwright's life), involving his lifetime obsession with Santa Claus, his desperate attempts to keep his kids believing after an unexpected medical diagnosis, and his realization that sometimes lies, even those told in love, can backfire in unpredictable ways.
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Polar Bears

Development History

  • Reading
    ,
    Main Stage West
    ,
    2015

Production History

  • Professional
    ,
    Vivid Stage, Summit, New Jersey
    ,
    2022
  • Professional
    ,
    Left Edge Theatre
    ,
    2019
  • Professional
    ,
    Actors Basement/Belrose Theater
    ,
    2018
  • Professional
    ,
    Sonoma Arts Live
    ,
    2016
  • Professional
    ,
    Main Stage West
    ,
    2015

Awards

Finalist
,
Best Solo Show
,
San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Association
,
2019