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The Long Christmas Ride Home by Paula Vogel, December 3-10

FALL 2020
Sunday, Dec 6, 2020 at 7:30 PM (ET)

Your ticket provides access to the recorded show at any time until 9:30 pm, December 10. We are having an intermittent software issue so if you see a message above that says the event is in the past, please ignore it.  Access to the online production is printed on your pdf ticket and should be forwarded in a confirmation email. Please check your spam folder. We recommend using Google Chrome for the best viewing experience.

Past, present, and future collide on a snowy Christmas Eve for a troubled family of five. Humorous and heart-wrenching, this beautifully written play by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of How I Learned to Drive proves that magic can be found in the simplest breaths of life.

Paula Vogel's hauntingly beautiful work blends two distinctly different theatrical influences as she plays with our sense of time and characters move freely within their memories: the work of playwright Thornton Wilder and traditional Japanese Noh and Bunraku Theatre. The play also includes Bunraku Theatre devices of masks, puppetry, music and dance. 

Vogel's play is, ultimately, about being seen for who we are with all of our beauty and all of our flaws. At a time when our human contact is limited and we cover our own faces with masks, being seen holds new meaning and urgency.

This recording was created in the Sophia Gordon Center. Covid-19 safety protocols were observed at all times.. Run time: 80 minutes

The play contains issues of domestic violence, alcoholism, homophobia, anti-Semitic language, depression, and sexual content, and is not suitable for young children/is for mature audiences only.

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