The Last Wide Open

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The Last Wide Open

By AUDREY CEFALY

FEB. 19 - MARCH 10, 2019
Shelterhouse Theatre

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About

Directed by BLAKE ROBISON

Fate plays its hand in this romantic world premiere play that features original songs and live music. Lina, a young waitress, and Roberto, an Italian immigrant, have been working together for years but rarely talk. If they do, it’s from a distance or gets lost in translation. But when a late-night thunderstorm finds them alone in the restaurant at closing time, they find their lives intersecting in surprising and mystical ways. Over wine and conversation, they test the waters of happiness and intimacy. A love song in three movements, The Last Wide Open imagines how the universe conspires to bring us together.


ADVISORY:
The Last Wide Open is suitable for adults and older teenage audiences. This mystical world premiere contains romantic situations, some strong adult language and seriously swoon-worthy moments.

RUNNING TIME: The show runs approximately 85 minutes, with no intermission.

Promotional photo by Tony Arrasmith/Arrasmith & Associates.

 

 

 
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Artists

Kimberly Gilbert

Lina

Marcus Kyd

Roberto

Audrey Cefaly

Playwright

Blake Robison

Director

Jo Winiarski

Set Designer

Gordon DeVinney

Costume Designer

Michelle Habeck

Lighting Designer

Matthew M. Nielson

Composer/Sound Designer

Andrea L. Shell

Stage Manager

 

 

 

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Blog

When Lina Met Roberto

Jan 15, 2019
Natalie Hulla

Fate plays its hand in this romantic world premiere when co-workers Lina and Roberto find their lives intersecting in mystical ways.

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Fate Plays Its Hand: A Q&A With Audrey Cefaly

Jan 31, 2019
Natalie Hulla

Before beginning rehearsals for the world premiere of The Last Wide Open, playwright Audrey Cefaly provided insight into how she crafted this romantic, imaginative play.

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Playwright's Notes by Audrey Cefaly

Feb 12, 2019
Natalie Hulla

Audrey Cefaly shares her notes about writing original song lyrics for the world premiere of The Last Wide Open.

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