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Ken Urban: THE CORRESPONDENT


Written By Ken Urban
Directed By Stephen Brackett

A grieving husband hires a dying woman to deliver a message to his recently deceased wife in the afterlife. When he receives letters describing events that only his wife could know, he must determine if the correspondence is from a con artist or if his wife has returned from the grave.

FEATURING

Thomas Jay Ryan
Jordan Geiger
Heather Alicia Simms

COLLABORATORS

Scenic Design Andrew Boyce
Lighting Design Eric Southern
Costume Design Jessica Pabst
Sound Design Daniel Kluger

Ken Urban is a playwright and screenwriter based in New York. His plays include Sense of an EndingThe CorrespondentA Future PerfectThe Awake, and The Happy Sad. His work has been produced Off-Broadway at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 59E59 Theatres, The Summer Play Festival at The Public, and Studio 42. His work has also been produced at Theatre503 in London, First Floor Theater in Chicago, and SpeakEasy Stage Company in Boston. He has developed new plays at Playwrights Horizons, Huntington Theatre Company, Theatre @ Boston Court, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Donmar Warehouse (London) and The Civilians R&D Group. He wrote the screenplay for The Happy Sad, which screened internationally at over 25 film festivals, and is now available on iTunes and Amazon. His plays are published by Dramatists Play Service in the United States and Methuen in the United Kingdom and Europe.

Awards include the Weissberger Playwriting Award, New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship for Playwriting, Huntington Theater Playwriting Fellowship, Headlands Artist Residency, Djerassi Artist Residency, Dramatist Guild Fellowship, and MacDowell Colony Fellowships. He is a member playwright at New Dramatists in New York, and an Affiliated Writer at the Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis. 

Earlier Event: November 6
Charles Fuller: ONE NIGHT
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Craig Lucas: ODE TO JOY