Rock, Paper, Scissors

by Jackie Ferro and Emily Murphy

Does paper really beat rock?

Rockpaperscissors
Based on the classic game Rock, Paper, Scissors, this film explores an important and timely question: does paper really beat rock? It is also a fencing drama. Three friends (Ross, Payson, and Skylar) on the Varsity fencing team come into conflict when Ross lies to Payson – he tells her she's better than him at fencing – to boost her spirits before nationals. The lie spirals out of control over the course of several months, culminating in an intense fencing showdown, and it's up to Skylar to put their broken friendships back together.

On the heels of Battleship and the Angry Birds movie, and with everything from a Fruit Ninja feature to a US-China co-production of a Tetris adaptation on the horizon (these are both real things), Rock, Paper, Scissors taps into the inevitable future of cinema: movies based on games. There is perhaps no game more pervasive nor no film more inevitable than Rock, Paper, Scissors.
Contact the Show
at jacqueline.ferro@yale.edu
Performances
October 28 at 8:00pm
@ TBD
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
Production Staff
DirectorJackie Ferro
Technical DirectorEmily Murphy
Set DesignerHannah Friedman
Sound EngineerEmma Keyes
Graphic DesignerClara Olshansky
ChoreographerSkyler Chin
General CrewJulia Hobbie

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