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May 4, 9, 10, 14, and 17 @ 7:30pm, May 11 @ 2pm
UC San Diego |
Wagner New Play Festival
A new play by Ali Viterbi
Directed by Natalie Griffith Robichaux
The Wagner New Play Festival features world-premiere productions written by the MFA playwrights and directed, acted, stage-managed and designed by the nationally acclaimed MFA companies. The plays represent some of the most original and groundbreaking new voices in American theatre.
SHAME SPIRAL Synopsis: When contestant Lauren S joins The Bachelor in its 23rd season, she’s prepared for all the drama if it means finding her one true love. What she’s not prepared for is the internet’s response to the revelation of her virginity and the subsequent fallout. SHAME SPIRAL engulfs us in the alternate reality of reality TV complete with false eyelashes, red roses, antiquated gender roles, and this persistent sense of shame that seems to lurk beneath every single moment. What’s the price we’re willing to pay to find true love? And why do the things that give us pleasure make us feel so guilty?