Upon discovering her estranged mother is dying, Quinn returns to the home she fled long ago. As she cares for Sigrid, Quinn wrestles with unsettling childhood memories. When a selkie comes ashore, seeking them both out, Quinn must decide if she really wants to know the secret Sigrid buried long ago. Told in three interconnected monologues, Second Skin investigates the fraught relationship between mothers and daughters, and how one mistake can reverberate across generations. Learn More
Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
3m., 3w., 3 or more either gender.
Caitlin is an 11-year-old girl on the autism spectrum. After a mass shooting takes her brother away, she is alone with her grieving father and a cacophony of children at school. She struggles to understand empathy, what facial expressions mean and why a drawing might have more than one color. We see the world from Caitlin’s point of view. We struggle as she does but also take comfort in the times when she finds a friend, draws a multicolored mockingbird and can finally cry for her brother. Learn More