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Five performers, of any age, gender or ethnicity, have isolated, defined and characterized the multitude of voices in the script (19 in all), indicated here with changes in font, and demonstrate these shifts with clear changes in physicality and vocal tone, sharing the responsibility of shuttling the characters’ intent between them. Words are spoken simultaneously where indicated, or in quiet, too.
Playwright Rachael Carnes received a 2020 Oregon Literary Fellowship, and has had productions across the U.S., U.K., Canada and Asia, with recent invitations to the William Inge Theatre Festival, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Great Plains Theatre Conference, Sewanee Writers’ Conference and the Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival. She and her family live in Oregon.