The Addicts

Author: Ed Malin

The Addicts

Description: A dark comedy about why people make serial, radical life changes, and how the global version of this intimately relates to the personal.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2015
Date Added: 4/15/2015
Content Advisory: Sexually explicit language and situations, partial nudity
1 Act, 90 Minutes
2 Females, 5 Males, 1 Gender Neutral

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Keywords: Allegory · Characters are Mostly Married/With Families · Comedy · Dark Comedy · Dysfunctional Families · Gender and Sexuality · Jewish · Large Cast Size · Mostly Male Characters · Mythology · Nuns and Priests · Philosophy · Postmodern · Racial Identity/Relationships · Religion and Spirituality · Sex

Original Production Information

The Addicts premiered at Theater For The New City April 16 - May 3, 2015 with the following cast and crew:

David Bonfim
Ashlee Danielle
Daniel Deutsch
Wesli Spencer
Gonçalo Ruivo
Ross Shenker
Daniela Thome
Ariel Zuckerman

Director: Janet Bentley
Assistant Director, Dramaturg: Sarah Chichester
Stage Manager: Lauren Arneson
Scenic Design: Mark Marcante, Lytza Colon
Lighting Design: Alexander Bartenieff
Sound Design: Andy Evan Cohen
Costume Design: Hope Governali
Fight Choreography: Martin Boersma
Graphic Design: Kristina Leath-Malin
Photography: Al Foote III