By Sarah Ruhl
“Satire is her oxygen. . . . In her new oddball comedy, Dead Man’s cellphone Phone, Sarah Ruhl is endlessly very important in her lyrical and biting takes on how we behave.”—The Washington Post
“Ruhl’s zany probe of the razor-thin line among existence and demise grants a clean and funny examine the days we are living in.”—Variety
“Sarah Ruhl is deliriously creative and fearless in her selection of material. She is an original.”—Molly Smith, creative director, enviornment Stage
An regularly ringing cellphone in a quiet café. A stranger on the subsequent desk who has had sufficient. And a useless man—with loads of unfastened ends. So starts Dead Man’s cellphone Phone, a wildly ingenious new comedy by means of playwright Sarah Ruhl, recipient of a MacArthur “Genius” supply and Pulitzer Prize finalist for her play The fresh House. a piece approximately how we memorialize the dead—and how that remembering alterations us—it is the odyssey of a girl compelled to confront her personal assumptions approximately morality, redemption, and the necessity to attach in a technologically obsessed world.
Sarah Ruhl’s performs were produced at theaters round the kingdom, together with Lincoln heart Theater, the Goodman Theatre, area level, South Coast Repertory, Yale Repertory Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, between others, and the world over. She is the recipient of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize (for The fresh House, 2004), the Helen Merrill rising Playwrights Award, and the Whiting Writers’ Award. The fresh House used to be a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2005. She is a member of 13P and New Dramatists.