The Size of the World

In this quirky tale of a young man with a big dream — the American Dream, in fact — who rents a room from an oddball empty-nest couple in Passaic, N.J., Evered conjures up any number of theatrical ghosts while maintaining an offbeat originality throughout. The talker in Evered’s play is Peter Hogancamp (Frank Whaley), a young man with a bad brown suit and no discernible past. A Willy Loman on fast-forward, Peter dreams of conducting hotel seminars in public speaking, even as his manic enthusiasm barely disguises his lack of anything to speak about. He’s all style — used-car salesman by way of Norman Vincent Peale — and Evered effectively details the character’s slow realization of his own vacancy.

“A dangerous, daffy comedy of terrors... a crazy delight!” (New Haven Advocate)

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Cast & Creatives

Playwright

Charles Evered

Director

Steve Campo

Cast

Judith Granite

Cast

Michael Marcus

Cast

Robert Weldon

Set Designer

Michael Schweikardt

Lighting Designer

Deborah Constantine

Costume Designer

Susan Brown

Sound Design

Marty Fegy

Production Stage Manager

Peter Durgin