When It Rains It Pours and In Her Absence

by Zeke Blackwell and Jacob Paul

A Night of Two New Plays

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A night of two new plays by Zeke Blackwell and Jacob Paul.
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WHEN IT RAINS IT POURS
Written by Zeke Blackwell
Directed by Elle Ramel
"When It Rains, It Pours" explores the edge of the earth, a world constantly in transition, between life and death. Stormshadows, and Keepers of Time complicate matters as six friends, struggling between maturity and innocence, battle with storms both figurative and literal.
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IN HER ABSENCE
Written by Jacob Paul
Directed by Zeke Blackwell
The year was 1999.
The place was New York City.
Uptown, the father hosted his nightly radio show on NPR. Crazy Cat Man called in again.
Downtown, the sons had dinner together. It was the first time they had met in three years.
Ever since...you know.
The older son worked at Goldman Sachs and had a wife.
The younger son worked at Starbucks and lived on a boat in Monterey, California.
The sons decided to turn on the radio.
Then something happened.
Contact the Show
at charlie.croom@yale.edu
Performances
October 14 at 8:00pm
October 15 at 8:00pm
October 16 at 8:00pm
@ OBT
Reservations
Show no longer running
Patrons should arrive at the theater 15 minutes before the performance to claim their reservation. At the scheduled performance time, patrons will be let in off of the waitlist based on when they signed up on the YDC website. Patrons with reservations arriving after this time will be treated as if they are at the top of the waitlist. Please see the full policy here.
Cast
WatchmanSam Lasman
TristianJordan Ascher
MichaelHenry Gottfried
Clark/DavidPeter Lewis
Dreyfus/FrankNoah Bokat-Lindell
Ella/RainJulie Shain
Fox/ElliotChristine Shaw
Lefty/TherapistBenji Goldsmith
Production Staff
DirectorElle Ramel
DirectorZeke Blackwell
ProducerCharlie Croom
Stage ManagerChristopher Bakes
Lighting DesignerAmelia Urry
Sound DesignerTrevor Ford
Set DesignerAndrew Freeburg
Costume DesignerHeather Rivard
Props MasterMaggie Ditre
House ManagerLiv Coates
WriterZeke Blackwell
WriterJacob Paul
Assistant Stage ManagerAnthony "Rek" LeCounte

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