by Sarah Kosar
the American premiere of
March 1 - 16
A surreal new play about grief, parenting &
Tiffany's mum is killed by a Birds Eye truck on the M25.
There’s family to call and a coffin to order, but first she has to talk to her dad – and for some reason that's the toughest thing on her to-do list.
Meanwhile, an oozing paper bag appears, holding a dying wish that will either bring a father and daughter together, or drive them further apart.
In her surreal play about grief, parenting, and alternative meat, Kosar asks how far we can be pushed by love and obligation
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
Sarah Kosar, Playwright
Sarah writes plays about theatrical worlds that look like our own but expose the absurdity and black comedy of human behaviour through a visceral, surreal and metaphorical register. Her work focuses on identity, feminism and the internal versus external.
Robyne Parrish, Director
Currently residing in NYC, Parrish spent 5 seasons as Artistic Director of the Gilbert Theatre in NC before returning to Pittsburgh for 2 seasons. Recent credits include: Grey Gardens and Violet at Front Porch Theatricals. The Carols and 4.48 Psychosis at off the WALL Productions. Also at off the WALL: The Musical of Musicals: the Musical, Stop Kiss, The Zero Hour, The Mercy Seat, House of Yes, Looking for the Pony, and Shaken and Stirred.
Jessie Wray Goodman, Tiffany
Jessie is excited to be making her debut in a U.S. premiere with off the WALL Productions. She was recently seen playing Dawn in Lobby Hero (Barebones Productions). New York credits include Cara in Locked (Metropolitan Playhouse) and Dabby Bryant in Our Country’s Good (VoiceTheatre). Some of her regional theatre credits include Jill in Equus (Pittsburgh Public Theater), Cecily in The Importance of Being Earnest (Cincinnati Shakespeare Company), and Julia in 1984 (Prime Stage Theatre Company). Jessie received her BFA in Acting from Shenandoah Conservatory. Up Next: Quantum Theatre’s King Lear.
Ken Bolden, Hugh
Ken has worked at off the WALL several times: DEATH AND THE MAIDEN (Dr. Miranda); THE SMALL ROOM AT THE TOP OF THE STAIRS (Henry); GHOSTS (Manders); and AN ACCIDENT (Anton). He has worked in many of the area theatres including the Pittsburgh Public Theatre; PICT; Quantum; the Rep, Bricolage, and Playwrights. Most recent credits include ORPHANS (Harold) at After Shock Theatre; CHATTERTON (Pat) at Quantum; and THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP (Codlin, Witherden) for PICT. Next up: KING LEAR (Gloucester) for Quantum. Film work: SORORITY ROW (Dr. Rosenberg); FATHERS & DAUGHTERS (Bank Manager); MARSHALL (Algonquin Man); LITTLE EVIL (School Psychologist); and the award-winning shorts, SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE ADVENTURE OF THE FURTIVE FESTIVITY (Watson) and LIGHTHEADED (Marty). He has also appeared in several PA Lottery commercials.