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The Overwhelming

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Contact: Mason Sand —617.230.6753 — msand@CompanyOne.org

Company One presents…
THE OVERWHELMING
Written by J.T. Rogers Directed by Shawn LaCount

“Stop the presses! There’s finally a play in town that makes thinking a pleasure again.” - Variety

Company One presents the Boston premiere of THE OVERWHELMING, an exotic thriller from award-winning playwright J.T. Rogers (Madagascar, White People). Seizing the opportunity to do research for his new book, Jack Exley uproots his family and moves to Rwanda in early 1994. As Jack, his wife and his teenage son encounter foreign culture and eye opening politics, they each find their own brand of trouble. Realizing that in this place no one is exactly what they seem, his family begins to unearth unexpected truths about this tiny, troubled nation... and about themselves.

What:
Boston premiere of THE OVERWHELMING, written by J.T. Rogers. Directed by Shawn LaCount.

When:
October 30 – November 21. Wed & Thurs@7:30p; Fri & Sat@8p; Sun@2p.

Where:
Boston Center for the Arts, Plaza Theatre. 539 Tremont St., South End.

Tickets:
Thursday and Sunday - $35 (center); $30 (side); Friday & Saturday - $38 (center); $33 (side); All Shows - $15 Students (w/ ID) - $30 Seniors (best available) **Wild Wednesdays – All Tickets - $18** **Pay What You Can Performance (min $6) – Sunday, Nov. 1, 2pm.** **Post Show Talkbacks – Fridays, November 6 & 13**


Box Office:

Phone: 617.933.8600
Web: www.BostonTheatreScene.com
Walk-up: Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, 527
Tremont St. OR Boston University Theatre Box Office, 264 Huntington Ave.

The Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) is a nonprofit performing and visual arts complex located in Boston’s South End, the largest historic district in the United States.
As a creative home for artists and an arts destination for audiences, the BCA builds a connection between the arts and the city’s diverse community. For more
information, visit www.bcaonline.org.

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