ANATOMY OF A SUICIDE US Premiere Play by Alice Birch directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz

Anatomy of a Suicide

By Alice Birch
Directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz

Linda Gross Theater

FEBRUARY 1 – March 15, 2020

Three generations of women. Their lives play out simultaneously. For each, the chaos of what has come before brings a painful legacy.

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Winner of the 2018 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, Anatomy of a Suicide is a revelatory exploration of mothers and daughters by Alice Birch (Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.), directed by Obie Award winner Lileana Blain-Cruz (Marys Seacole).

Running time: Approximately 1 hour, 45 minutes with no intermission.

Please Note:  This production contains herbal cigarettes, haze, strobe lights and violence.

Anatomy of a Suicide is supported by the Venturous Theater Fund of the Tides Foundation.

“Birch is a questingly experimental writer who has a remarkable gift for reinventing dramatic form. She has a gift for radical experiment in the style of Caryl Churchill and Sarah Kane.”

The Guardian

Photos  by Ahron R. Foster.

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* Post-show discussion
~ Mental Health Awareness Night