A World Premiere
Oct. 16-31, 2015
By Andrea Lepcio
Directed by Melissa Maxwell
Lisa Ann Goldsmith*
off the WALL celebrates the return of playwright Andrea Lepcio (LOOKING FOR THE PONY), whose play TUNNEL VISION is a multi-layered celebration of the Feminine.
“The story managers to pack quite a wallow…anyone who’s ever felt adrift in a life no longer his or her own should be able to find something to love about this production.” City Paper
“Tunnel Vision” gathers itself together into a parable of seduction and self-discovery.” Post Gazette
“There is a poetry to the language of the play…but there is hope, a gleaming beacon of hope. Two damaged creatures escape their wretched unfulfilled lives by finding salvation in the other; the light at the end of the tunnel”
Lepcio examines many of the daily challenges women face as well as those issues that are, typically, solely female: the struggle to balance motherhood with the desire to have a career, the stigma that comes with not choosing the traditional path assigned our gender, the hypercritical judgment we place on ourselves in comparison to our female peers, the difficulty we find in truly loving ourselves, and the fear that sometimes comes in loving each other.
TUNNEL VISION is ultimately a journey of acceptance and redemption, from which truth, purpose and love unexpectedly emerge.