September 10 — 29
Newly divorced and sheltering at home with her two children, Ezra Sampson-Burks hasn’t been touched by another adult in eight months. When she’s introduced to Irie Witter-Pryce, a charismatic fellow single parent, at a virtual PTA meeting, their immediate attraction causes Ezra to reconsider the limits of her Covid-bubble.
This will be a streamed reading of a new play in development.
This play is part of the WORKshop series, produced in partnership with
About the Artist:
Harrison David Rivers is the winner of the 2018 Relentless Award for THE BANDAGED PLACE. His other plays include WHEN LAST WE FLEW (GLAAD Media Award), SWEET (AUDELCO nom), WHERE STORMS ARE BORN (Berkshire Theatre Award nom, Edgerton Foundation New Play Award), THIS BITTER EARTH (Jeff nom, MN Theatre Award for Exceptional New Work), FIVE POINTS (MN Theatre Award for Exceptional New Work, BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Award for Best New Work), BROADBEND, ARKANSAS (Antonyo Award nom for Best Book of a Musical), AND SHE WOULD STAND LIKE THIS, LOOK UPON OUR LOWLINESS and TO LET GO AND FALL. Harrison was named a Runner-up for the 2018 Artist of the Year by the Star Tribune and a 2017 Artist of the Year by City Pages. He is the recipient of McKnight, Jerome, and Van Lier Fellowships and residencies with the Bogliasco Foundation, the Siena Art Institute, the Hermitage, Duke University, New York Theatre Workshop, New York Stage & Film and the Williamstown Theater Festival. Harrison is a member of the Playwrights’ Center’s Board of Directors. Harrisondavidrivers.com