An off-kilter farce that examines antisemitism, identity, and the internet through the eyes of a troubled 16-year-old who builds a community through an antisemitic conspiracy website/social forum, but finds his life spiraling out of control as his offline and online worlds converge.
Sam Lahne’s plays include #julys, Water Bound, I Meant to Build a House, and Magicicada. His plays have been produced or developed by the University of Iowa, Endstation Theatre Company, Studio Trim Tab/University of Cincinnati, Forum Theatre, Rorschach Theater, The Amoralists, Red Bull Theatre, and the Experimental Theatre of Vassar College. Sam was an Endstation Theatre Company/Blue Ridge Summer Theatre Festival resident playwright and a winner of the Red Bull Theater Short Play Competition. He also translates works of drama, fiction and poetry from Italian. He received his BA from Vassar College and is a MFA candidate at the University of Iowa Playwrights Workshop.
JPP DEVELOPMENT: 2015 Jewish Playwriting Contest, 2015 OPEN Festival
workshop directed by Jessi D. Hill
featuring J. Clint Allen, , Michael Braun, Polly Lee, Allyson Morgan, Jonathan Randell Silver