MAIEUTIC THEATRE WORKS
Proudly Presents the World Premiere of
“[Rich Rubin]brings surprising humor..and sensitivity” to Alzheimer’s Disease. – Oregonian (Assisted Living)
“Hilarious, moving and Simonesque.”– Neil Simon Festival (Assisted Living)
“Quick-witted and fecking hilarious.” –Off-Off-Off Theatre (Hamlet in Hiding)
“Wicked Twist of a play.” –Sydney Short & Sweet Festival (Maid/Man)
“A great play … frank, funny and timely.”– Trustus Theater Company Playwright Competition (Costa Rehab)
“I dunno who the fuck I am anymore. And then it gets worse … ‘cause sometimes I do know.”– Davis (in Costa Rehab)Written by RICH RUBIN
Directed by SHELLY FELDMAN
NOVEMBER 3 – 19, 2011THE WORKSHOP THEATER, 312 W 36th St, 4th Floor
Wheeler and Corso, two injured Iraq War veterans, recuperate in the rehab unit of a stateside Army hospital. Their friendship is based on a profane camaraderie and a shared, if unstated, experience of war. Both men, however, are bored and sliding towards burnout, worn down by the weight of their injuries and the impersonal face of the Army bureaucracy. The arrival of Davis, a third injured vet, serves to rejuvenate the other two soldiers, providing them with a fresh, if unconventional, mission to focus on. Their subversive quest on Davis’ behalf leads to a renewed sense of hope for all three of them.
Featuring Nicholas Urda* (Kidnapping Laura Linney) and MTWorks Company Members Peter Cappello*, Sarah Chaney*, Louise Flory, Rachel McPhee* (Vieux Carre, directed by Tony Award nominee Austin Pendleton) and Jacob Thornhill* (Mr. Roberts alongside Tony Award nominee Hunter Foster, directed by Tony Award nominee Robert Longbottom).
COSTA REHAB plays the following regular schedule through Saturday, November 19:
Tuesdays at 7 p.m. – Talk-Back Tuesdays with Special Guests leading a panel
Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
Thursdays at 7 p.m.
Fridays at 8 p.m.
Saturdays at 8 p.m.
Ticketsare $18 (veterans $12; students/seniors $15) and are now available online at www.mtworks.org or by calling 866-811-4111. Tickets may also be purchased in-person at the theater’s box office ½ hour prior to performance.
Running Time:90 minutes, no intermission
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