Gruesome Playground Injuries
by Rajiv Joseph
Directed by Lynn Lammers
April 12 - 29, 2018
trustArt Studios, 7885 Jackson Road, Suite 1, Ann Arbor, MI 48103
It’s not your typical love story: Doug and Kayleen meet at the nurse’s office in their elementary school; she’s got a painful stomach ache, and he’s all banged up from a running dive off the roof of the school. Over the next thirty years, these twisted souls meet again and again, brought together by injury, heartbreak, and their own self-destructive tendencies. With great compassion and humor, playwright Rajiv Joseph (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo) crafts a compelling and unconventional story about the intimacy between two people when they allow their defenses to drop and their wounds to show.
Contains adult language and content. Tickets available online and at the door (credit or cash).
Thursday, April 12 at 8pm (pay-what-you-can preview w/talkback)
Friday, April 13 at 8pm (preview w/talkback)
Saturday, April 14 at 8pm (press opening)
Sunday, April 15 at 4pm
Thursday, April 19 at 8pm
Friday, April 20 at 8pm
Saturday, April 21 at 8pm
Sunday, April 22 at 4pm
Thursday, April 26 at 8pm
Friday, April 27 at 8pm
Saturday, April 28 at 8pm
Sunday, April 29 at 4pm
about the venue:
trustArt Studios is a creative center for visual artists with working studios and a gallery space. We have ample, free parking and are located just west of Baker Road, near I-94 on the western edge of Ann Arbor.
Due to the intimate nature of the gallery space, seating is extremely limited.
trustArt Studios is wheelchair accessible.
about the artists:
The production features Dani Cochrane* and Michael Lopetrone*. Stage managed by Paige Conway*.
*member, Actors' Equity Association