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The Ruins of Civilization

The Ruins of Civilization

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Off-Broadway – The Studio at Stage II – Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series

Running Time: 2 hours, 15 minutes, with 1 intermission

“CRITICS’ PICK!  IS BEAUTIFULLY REALIZED & REMARKABLY PLEASURABLE.” – THE NEW YORK TIMES 

“Tim Daly is a WONDER!” – THE NEW YORK TIMES 

“★★★★! A Powerful Portrait.” – THE GUARDIAN

From the 2015-16 Season

Final performance was June 5th, 2016

“CRITICS’ PICK!  IS BEAUTIFULLY REALIZED & REMARKABLY PLEASURABLE.”THE NEW YORK TIMES 

“Tim Daly is a WONDER!” – THE NEW YORK TIMES 

 

A World Premiere play by Penelope Skinner
Directed by Leah C. Gardiner

With Orlagh Cassidy, Tim Daly, Rachael Holmes, Roxanna Hope

Sometime in the future, Dolores (Rachael Holmes) and Silver (Tim Daly) are living their married life within the constraints and norms of a new world order. In an act of what seems like pure generosity, Dolores secretly opens their home to a stranger in need; but will she come to regret it? Can her actions have an impact or is it just too late? A bold world premiere thriller, The Ruins of Civilization explores our need for free will and connection, even in a world on the brink of extinction. It’s the latest work from Penelope Skinner, the award winning author of The Village Bike.

Running time: 2:15, including one intermission.