Author: Daniel Talbott
Description: Alone, numb, and friendless after the violent death of his father, high school senior Eli moves with his mom from San Francisco to a fresh start in Iowa. A new relationship with a boy named Jake at school exposes Eli again to the possibility of closeness and the danger of being swallowed by it.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2008
Date Added: 10/6/2011
Content Advisory: Nudity, strong language, sexual content, and adult themes
1 Act, 85 Minutes
1 Female, 3 Males
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Keywords: Characters are Mostly Young Adults · Coming of Age · Drama · Dysfunctional Families · Gay and Lesbian · Grief and Mourning · Many Locations · Mostly Male Characters · Naturalism/Realism · Philosophy · Sex · Single Set · Small Cast Size · Social Issues
This play is in the following collections: Rising Phoenix Rep