Theater: Plays

'I and You'

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Olney Theatre Center
Jason Loewith, artistic dir.; Christopher Youstra & Jason King Jones, associate artistic dirs.; Michelle Muntifering, casting assoc.; Eleanor Holdridge, dir.

Production Description

Casting the Olney Theatre Center's 2014 season to include "I and You," by Lauren Gunderson.

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Rehearsals begin Feb. 4, 2014; runs Feb. 26-Mar. 23, 2014 with a possible extension through Mar. 30 at the Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab in Olney, MD.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Pays $638/wk. Equity COST Contract.


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Anthony turns up in Caroline’s room one night bearing waffle fries, a beat-up book, and a story about a project they have been assigned to work on together by their lit teacher: to explore Walt Whitman’s use of the pronouns 'I' and 'you' in "Song of Myself." Caroline suffers from a rare disease and hasn’t been to school in quite a while, so she’s surprised and a little suspicious, given that she has no recollection of Anthony whatsoever. As the two get to know each other while plumbing the poem’s mysteries, they are unaware that a much deeper mystery has brought them together. "I and You" is a valentine to youth, love, and the strange beauty of human connectedness.