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Mason Players Present: "Gruesome Playground Injuries", A Staged Reading

Presented BySchool of Theater
When/WhereWednesday, Apr 29, 2020 7:30pmOnline

More Information

As part of the Mason Arts at Home initiative, watch The Mason Players’ staged reading of the play Gruesome Playground Injuries on Vimeo for one day only. Available now at the more information link above, this video will only be accessible for 24 hours following its April 29 posting.

Link: https://vimeo.com/412947804
Password: MAAH2020_sot 

A note from the director, Allison Gryder:

Gruesome Playground Injuries is a timeless, intimate story that delves deep into two star-crossed friends and occasional lovers’ complicated relationship. The play does not take place in chronological order, but instead, flashes back to the characters' childhoods and teenage struggles, showcasing how they faced these side by side. Time also jumps to their adulthood to see where they are in the present day and how the inherent distance between them has affected their bodies, hearts, and minds. This story, in my opinion, is something most people can connect to and that is what makes it so easy to read, appreciate, and understand – heartbreak is relative.”

 

The World Premiere of Gruesome Playground Injuries was produced by the Alley Theatre. Gregory Boyd, Artistic Director; Dean R. Gladden, Managing Director. Produced by Second Stage Theatre, New York, January 2011, Carole Rothman, Artistic Director

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