West Coast Premiere of Comedy Well at the Geary Theater
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The last date listed for Well was Sunday March 13, 2005 / 2:00pm.
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“Smart, suggestive, and surprisingly moving.” San Francisco Chronicle
“Something magical…one of the best new plays of the season.” New York Times
Why is the playwright’s mom sitting on a recliner in the middle of the stage? The hilarious Well begins with OBIE Award-winning writer/performer Lisa Kron (2.5 Minute Ride; The Five Lesbian Brothers) performing a theater piece about her personal experiences of healing. But soon an irreverent coup d’etat breaks out onstage: the company of actors critiques the script, Kron’s onstage flashbacks don’t match her memories, and she quickly loses control. At the center of the chaos is her armchair-bound mother (played by Jayne Houdyshell in an award-winning performance), who keeps inserting her own hilarious commentary.
Written by Lisa Kron
Directed by Leigh Silverman
Featuring Lisa Kron and Jane Houdyshell