By Sandra Fenichel Asher. Inspired by the journals, collages and photographs of Carol Emerson, LCSW, and Dr. David Nutter.
Product Code: DH8000
Community | Professional
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In the winter of 2003, during their first glorious year of being in love, Carol and David spend a vacation week in Death Valley. On their return home, he is diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Months of chemotherapy follow, culminating in a bone marrow transplant that goes awry, ending David’s life. Throughout their ordeal, Carol chronicles her passage through love, loss, grief and recovery. This play grew from the real journals, photographs and collages that make this universal story poignantly specific. Learn More
Kylie is a young prima ballerina with a torn ACL and a chip on her shoulder. Esther is an elderly widowed Holocaust survivor estranged from her only child. Both are patients of renowned Black physical therapist Mike Sheffield. When Sheffield decides that the two women should share appointments, attachments form, conflicts erupt, secrets surface and lives unravel. A play about how we heal … and how we don’t. Learn More