LOVE/SICK

by John Cariani

A Firehouse Production. From the writer of “Almost, Maine” comes a collection of nine slighty twisted and completely hilarious vignettes about the pain and joy that comes with being in love.

LOVE/SICK
by John Cariani

March 30 - April 2, 2017
Thursday - Saturday Evenings at 8:00pm
Sunday Matinees at 3:00pm

TICKETS:
$18.00 Opening Night
$21.00 Members
$23.00 Students and Seniors
$25.00 Non-Members

Set on a Friday night in an alternate suburban reality, this 80-minute romp explores the pain and the joy that comes with being in love. Full of imperfect lovers and dreamers, LOVE/SICK is an unromantic comedy for the romantic in everyone.

The Nine Vignettes:

Obsessive Compulsive
Directed by: Tim Diering
Cast: Ashley Risteen, Christopher Ferrill

Singing Telegram
Directed by: Kimm Wilkinson
Cast: Julie McChonchie, Chris Kandra

What?!
Directed by: David Houlden
Cast: David Toro, Michael Johnson

The Answer
Directed by: Stephen Faria
Cast: Abby Seabrook, Jon Gray

Uh-Oh
Directed by: Tim Diering
Cast: Christopher Donahue, Allyssa Branciforte

Lunch and Dinner
Directed by: Matthew Lundgren
Cast: Robert Mantegani, Sarah Bird

Forgot
Directed by: Jeff Rath
Cast: Kate Ventimiglia

Where Was I?
Directed by: Jason Breitkopf
Cast: Kate Jurdi, Sarah Gibby

Destiny
Directed by: Matthew Lundgren
Cast: Ted Silva , Jodi Buoncuore

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“A whimsical romantic comedy. In the nine vignettes that make up the play, couples meet, or break apart, or learn to love each other more… the jokes here are easygoing and snark-free."
—The New York Times

“LOVE/SICK brings to light the complexity of communication and what it means to not only love someone else, but yourself as well… truly beautiful.”
—TheSource.com

“A dark, amusing look at romance…strikes just the right balance between wisdom and whimsy…light, bright, anti-romantic, and engaging.”
—The Hartford Courant.

“Entertaining and fun. A satisfyingly dark look at this thing we call love."
—BroadwayWorld.com

“Sometimes playwright John Cariani looks at the world—actually the worlds—of love and relationships through rose-colored glasses. Just as often he views those worlds through lenses tinted a middling-to-dark-gray or maybe a jaundiced yellow. While poking fun at the happily-ever-after notion by means of a strong dose of happily-never-after, Cariani shoots his cockeyed valentines with a quiver full of funny lines. He knows how to keep audiences laughing while passing along disappointing news."
—The Huffington Post

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