Our cast refers to the audience as Betty 6, since we learn something new with them every time. After 4 weeks of previews with Betties 1-6, I’ve never been more grateful for and excited by the curiosity, intelligence, and heart of so many of our audiences – how often people are willing to step outside of their comfort zone, how easily they feel compassion for and identification with characters who don’t (in surface ways) seem to be “like them.” How willing they’ve been to embrace an aesthetic that is built on playfulness and surprise. This play has been a wild ride and we’re extended till Oct 7 – come down to the West Village!
What it looks like to start rehearsals for the third new play in six weeks:
But also, this:
The Boston Globe comes to talk to us … and also manages to document Samira rocking the leather trucker hat of my dreams.
These people. My heart. We were together for 5 months writing a thing. So thrilling to be together again, and hear it come to life with actors.