boom - Wellesley Repertory Theatre
"Sex to Change the Course of the World"
A grad student's online personal ad lures a mysterious journalism student to his subterranean research lab under the pretense of an evening with no strings attached. But when a major global catastrophic event strikes the planet, their date takes on evolutionary significance, and the fate of humanity changes in the balance.
Will they survive? What about the fish in the tank? And who is that woman pulling levers and playing the timpani?
"A grandly whacked-out apocalypse fantasy...one of those charmed evenings" - Washington Post
"Mr. Nachtrieb, [a writer] whose résumé includes degrees in theater and biology, has a gift for darkly funny dialogue and an appealing way of approaching big themes sideways." - The New York Times
"Both the funniest play seen hereabouts this season and one of the most thoughtful." - The Plain Dealer
Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre (View)
106 Central Street - Alumnae Hall
Wellesley, MA 02481
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