Modern-day husband and wife Brad and Jodie are at a life-changing crossroads and struggling to make a monumental decision about their life and love. First workshopped at the Festival in 2016, this play by one of America's most prolific contemporary playwrights, is full of insight and angst as the characters search for their own answers to difficult questions.
This play is for mature audiences and contains explicit language and mature themes.
Director — David Ivers
Scenic Designer — Jo Winiarski
Costume Designer — Alex Jaeger
Lighting Designer — William Kirkham
Sound Designer/Music Score — Barry G. Funderburg
Fight Director — David Ivers
Stage Manager — Tanya J. Searle*
Scene: Brad and Jodie’s house, a stretch of countryside
There will be one intermission.
Jodie — Tessa Auberjonois*
Brad — Brian Vaughn*
Tate — Corey Jones*
*Member of Actors' Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States.
The director is a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, a national theatrical labor union.
The scenic, costume, lighting, and sound designers are represented by the United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829 of the IATSE.
Videotaping or other video or audio recording of this production is strictly prohibited.
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Top photo: Brian Vaughn as Brad in How to Fight Loneliness, 2017.
August 25 – October 14, 2017
Eileen and Allen Anes Studio Theatre
By Neil LaBute
How to Fight Loneliness deals with powerful adult themes and contains numerous incidences of explicit language. It is not appropriate for most teenagers or for others who find such content unpleasant.