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From LA Weekly

What if Romeo made it to 60, and he was still a struggling poet but now with a weak bladder, rotting gums, a pot belly and hemorrhoids. How romantically would she think of him then, and his verse?

Playwright Susan Rubin uses Romeo and Juliet as the starting point for her absorbing, enigmatic play, eve2, which really centers on an earlier, no less tragic couple from the Book of Genesis.

In her remake of a legend so familiar it need not be mentioned by name, Adam (Hunter Seagroves) works in a contemporary hospital but aspires to be an actor. For this reason he’s rehearsing the balcony scene from Romeo and Juliet with his co-worker, Eve (Rebecca Rivera)…[more]


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What if Eve dared take a second bite of the apple? In this sensual, surreal world premiere, playwright Susan Rubin rewrites the story of Eve and Adam for the millennium!

With a powerful and alluring cast, evocative staging, invisible inquisitors, floating morgue slabs and a host of radical theatrical stylings, Genesis was never like this!

Written by Susan Rubin
Directed by Mark Bringelson
Produced by Charles Degelman and Jessica Hanna
Starring: Rebecca Rivera, Lizzie Peet, Nicholas Cutro, Hunter Seagroves

At Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles — For tickets, info…
Previews Thursday & Friday, August 8 & 9, 2013
Opening Night Saturday, August 10, 2013
Runs Thursday – Saturday Nights at 7:30 and Sundays at 2:00
August 8, 2013 through September 8, 2013 [more…]

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