By Cody Daigle
“a truly moving piece of stagecraft…If Astoria hasn’t made it on your list yet for must see theatre, give Dev Bondarin a shot with this one, and I promise you won’t regret it.” StageBuddy.com
2015 NEW YORK INNOVATIVE THEATRE AWARD WINNER:
Outstanding Actress in a Featured Role (Mel House)
Outstanding Actress in a Leading Role (Emily Koch)
2015 NEW YORK INNOVATIVE THEATRE AWARD NOMINATION:
Outstanding Premiere Production of a Play
Outstanding Actor in a Leading Role (Sean Hankinson)
Outstanding Actor in a Featured Role (Zac Hoogendyk)
Innovative Design (Jaime Vallés)
2015 QUEENS KUDOS AWARD NOMINATION:
Best Supporting Actress (Emily Koch)
When a soldier home from serving in Afghanistan ends his life, grief settles over his family and the partner he leaves behind. In a series of scenes moving ahead a year at a time, loss transforms a family and sorrow finds a home in the bones of those left behind.
In The Bones was originally commissioned as a one-act by Manhattan Theatre Works in New York City, as part of their “ReWorks: The Spanish Civil War” evening. The play was expanded to its full-length version for a premier workshop by Acadiana Repertory Theatre in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Join us for a special talkback performance on Saturday, November 22 at 2pm, featuring Artistic Director Dev Bondarin, Playwright Cody Daigle, and special guest Jennifer Michael Hecht, the best-selling author of Doubt and Stay.
About the Playwright: Cody Daigle is a Louisiana-born playwright and teaching artist now living in Hartford, CT. He was the resident playwright for The Playhouse Tulsa’s 2013-2014 season, the company playwright for Acadiana Repertory Theatre and a company playwright for Manhattan Theatre Works. Plays for The Playhouse Tulsa: William and Judith, Tulsa! A Radio Christmas Spectacular, Little Women and the recently commissioned The Bottom of the Sea. Plays for Acadiana Repertory Theatre:In the Bones, The Survivalists. Plays for Manhattan Theatre Works: Providence, A Home Across the Ocean. His work has been read and developed at New Jersery Repertory Theatre, The Actors Company Theatre and The Great Plains Theatre Conference.
We asked the actors in In The Bones to share responses to the following questions about their experiences with the play:
What has been a meaningful part of your journey with this play / your character? Read More