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December 2012 Gruesome Playground Injuries


A Pittsburgh Theater Premiere

Erika Cuenca - Tony Bingham - Gruesome Playground Injuries

Written by: Rajiv Joseph

Directed by: Maggie Balsley

With: Erika Cuenca* and Tony Bingham* Original music by Ryan McMasters


Love hurts, and that’s the point. Two eight-year-olds’ lives collide in the nurse’s office. Then over the course of 30 years, the lives of Kayleen and Doug intersect at the most bizarre intervals, leading the two childhood friends to compare scars and the physical calamities that keep drawing them together. As they mature from accident-prone kids to self-destructive adults, their broken hearts and broken bones draw them ever closer. These two rebels may only be fit for one another - but how far can one person go to heal another’s wounds?

Reviews:

”…terrific production....deeply felt and and perfectly calibrated performances...”  - Pittsburgh City Paper

“…fill the stage with warmth, depth and truth." - WRCT Radio Pittsburgh