Let Me Go
Let Me Go
Directed by Ben Kamine
Sunshine loves her mother with a passion, and other than "the Alzheimer's and/or Dementia, possibly Parkinson's, cataracts, psoriasis, diabetes. two strokes, urinary problems, and hearing loss in both ears - and she can’t walk or talk - other than that the doctors say she’s doing great!" Can her son and his odd girlfriend find a happy way to help her let go?
Jon Caren's (Playwright) plays include The Recommendation (The Old Globe, ‘12 Craig Noel Outstanding Play, upcoming: The Flea Sept ‘13), The Morning the Sun Fell Down (MTC 2013 7@7), The Venerable Raman Gupta (Sundance Lab ’13 Finalist), Open Heart Meditation (Ars Nova Out Loud ’11), and Catch the Fish (NY Fringe, Outstanding Play). 2011-12 Dramatist Guild Fellow, 2011 New York Stage And Film Founder’s Award, T.S Eliot Old Vic/New Voices Network member, SPACE @ Ryder Farm fellow, two-time Lecomte du Nouy award winner. Jonathan graduated from the The Juilliard School and Vassar College where he studied mythology and religion.
Benjamin Kamine (Director) is a stage director and designer based in Manhattan. He recently directed the world premiere of Thomas Bradshaw’s JOB at The Flea Theater (Timeout Critics' Pick, "a jolting treat" - Ben Brantley, New York Times). Other directing credits include MEDEA’S GOT SOME ISSUES by Emilio Williams (Best International Show 2012, United Solo Festival at TheaterRow), WHY ME? by Leah Nanako Winkler (Asking for Trouble at EST), THE MAN UNDER by Paul Bomba (59E59), and an immersive audio theater piece with Tommy Smith called NECTARINE EP. He is a resident director at The Flea Theater and at the Jewish Plays Project and is a member of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab. He has developed work with The New Group, The Flea Theater, EST/Youngblood, Barefoot Theatre Company, Primary Stages, and the Jewish Plays Project, directing readings and workshops of plays by Bekah Brunstetter, Robert Askins, Nick Jones, and Trish Harnetiaux, among others. He also works throughout New York as a sound, lighting, and projection designer, and is a Guest Artist at the Lab School for Collaborative Studies.