The Bed, a Modern Story of a Marriage at Victory Gardens Greenhouse Theatre
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The last date listed for The Bed was Sunday February 25, 2007 / 2:30pm.
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Harking back to the charged family dynamics of Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night, the new play Miracles in the Fall -- winner of the 2013 Dionysos Cup Festival of New Plays -- is a powerful investigation of the intersection of secrets, faith and forgiveness. Set in 1968 Detroit, the play centers on a young Dominican nun, Clare Connelly, who is the caretaker of her alcoholic father, Jimmy. In due course, she uncovers the very secrets that have thrown a pall of shame over the family for many years. A maverick Jesuit priest and Clare's own brother Charlie inspire and challenge Clare in equal measure throughout this sensitive and intelligent drama. Written by local playwright Chuck O'Connor (High Hard Ones), Miracles in the Fall now comes to Greenhouse Theater Center. Learn More
A romantic journey of passion, pathos and serenity, The Bed chronicles the marriage of Joe and Sara Isaia. The story begins in 1983 on their wedding night, in a New York apartment, and continues through childbirth, accomplishments and disappointments, disharmony and separation, compromise and reconciliation, to the year 2045. It is a modern-day fable not so much of making decisions, but of decisions made right.
This two-act play entertains the audience by uniquely and beautifully depicting the stages of a relationship between this man and woman over a lifetime. The Bed reveals that commonalities exist among couples throughout the world—past, present and future—who commit to and honor a contract of marriage.
The Bed was first produced on January 6, 2006, in San Juan Capistrano, California, at the Camino Real Playhouse. The play won First Prize in the American Theatre Co-op 2003 Full Length Playwriting Contest, Second Prize for the 2006 Midwestern Association of Community Playhouses Full Length Play Competition and was a finalist in Another Chicago Theatre Company 2004 Last Play Standing Competition.
Written by Nikos Vlachos
Directed by Sandra Zielinski
Starring Andy Luther and Madelon Guinazzo