Category Archives: Absence

Absence on the Cape

Absence returns to New England with a production this May at the Cotuit Center of the Arts out on Cape Cod. Directed by Robert Brock, the show runs in the Center’s Black Box Theater from Thursday, May 5, through Sunday, … Continue reading

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Poster for Fravær

The poster for Fravær (the version of Absence being performed by the Oslo Nye Trikkestallen) is now available! As are tickets, which you can order from this website. Words can not express (yes, I know what a thing for a writer to say) how jazzed up … Continue reading

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Boston Globe article profiles Absence and other plays dealing with dementia

The Boston Globe features a beautiful article by Don Aucoin on the recent flurry of plays about victims of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Among the plays he discusses are Bruce Graham’s The Outgoing Tide, Sharr White’s The Other Place, Barney Norris’s Visitors, and my own Absence.  … Continue reading

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Absence Goes to Oslo

My play Absence, winner of the Jean Kennedy Smith Award and nominee for the Elliot Norton and IRNE awards for best new play, will get its European debut this fall at the Oslo Nye Trikkestallen. The play will be performed in Norwegian, … Continue reading

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