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When They Go, And You Do Not

When They Go, And You Do Not

two pieces about living, dying and living

written by and starring Susan Merson*

Directed by Bob Jaffe*

The birth of something new. The start of a new journey. Summoning the joy and courage to declare to another human being:  This is who I am. This is where I've been. The path ahead is uncertain. But join me as I take the next ecstatic step forward. The joyful noise of a soul opened and exposed. A heart shared. These affirmations swirl throughout Susan Merson's new solo play, and illuminated the Opening Night of the World Premiere last night at the Fountain.

When They Go, And You Do Not is a funny and moving solo journey about love, loss and starting over. In the play, Wendy rediscovers the elements of living that pull her toward her new beginning after recovering from the death of her husband. Giving up old habits, letting go of what was, accepting new lovers and a new beginning, she finds the richness in her loss and the ways in which we all make it to the next step.

Recognition, a one-act play
by Susan Merson*

Directed by Bob Jaffe*

starring Janet Zarish*, Mark Blum, Gloria Rice, Andrew Platner

December 1st, 2nd and 3rd @ 7:30pm
December 4th @ 5pm (Only When They Go, And You Do Not)

Stage Manager/Light & Sound Board Op - Daniel Melnick


*denotes EST Member

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