Patient No. 1
PATIENT No. 1 takes place in 2010 in a mental hospital off the coast of Florida. The only patient is an incoherent and deeply disturbed George W. Bush. Examining our own complicity in the actions of this President, Freed journeys into the fetid heart of the democratic machine and none of us is left unscathed.
Donald Freed is a politically-engaged American playwright, novelist, screenwriter, and actor. He has a long association with writing programs at the University of Southern California, and is an Artist in Residence at the Workshop Theatre, University of Leeds, UK (Fall 2006 Spring 2008), and Playwright in Residence at York Theatre Royal (Fall 2007 Spring 2008), participating in a six-week Master Class in York in October and November 2007 ("Freed in Residence in York"). He has also been Playwright in Residence at Denison University, Ohio and taught at Loyola Marymount University. Studs Terkel called Freed "the most political and pertinent of all American playwrights."
Directed by Chicago's Kevin Christopher Fox (THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT) and featuring a cast of both Equity and non-Equity talent, PATIENT No. 1 is the right play at the right moment.
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