Adam & Steve and the Empty Sea

Author: Plan-B Theatre Company

Adam & Steve and the Empty Sea

Description: Adam is openly Mormon. Steve is openly gay. Set against the backdrop of the passage of Prop. 8, these childhood friends grapple with religion, sexuality, politics and adulthood.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2013
Date Added: 7/26/2013
Content Advisory:
1 Act, 90 Minutes
0 Females, 2 Males

NOTE: Adam & Steve and the Empty Sea is fully protected by copyright law and is subject to royalty. All inquiries concerning production, publication, reprinting or use of this play in any form should be addressed to Jerry Rapier, Producing Director, at

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Keywords: Characters are Mostly Young Adults · Civil Rights · Coming of Age · Drama · Families · Gay and Lesbian · Mostly Male Characters · Politics · Religion and Spirituality · Small Cast Size · Social Issues

This play is in the following collections: FringeNYC 2013

Original Production Information

ADAM & STEVE AND THE EMPTY SEA, by Matthew Greene, received its world premiere at Plan-B Theatre Company in Salt Lake City, Utah, January 31-March 10, 2013. The cast was as follows:

Adam: Topher Rasmussen
Steve: Logan Tarantino

Director: Jason Bowcutt
Sound: Cheryl Ann Cluff
Costumes: Phil Lowe
Lighting: Jesse Portillo
Set: Randy Rasmussen
Props: Jerry Rapier
Stage Manager: Jennifer Freed

It was revived with the revised script included here for a run at the New York International Fringe Festival August 9-15, 2013.  That production was directed by Jerry Rapier.