Steven Dietz

Steven Dietz

June 18-20 & 25-27, 2020
Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture

We want to believe that serendipity brings us together, but is that just a myth? Mining the comedy of missed connections, This Random World asks the serious question of how often we travel parallel paths through the world without noticing. From an ailing woman who plans one final trip, to her daughter planning one great escape and her son falling prey to a prank gone wrong, this funny, intimate, and heartbreaking play explores the lives that may be happening just out of reach of our own.

Directed by Torie Laher

World succeeds on every level. … It’s the sort of play you walk away from having fallen completely in love with every person on the stage, and feeling nothing but gratitude for the playwright and the director.” —Broadway World