UTILITY

Written by Emily Schwend
Directed by Jay Stull

January 28th – February 20th
Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre

Amber has two jobs, three kids and an eight-year-old’s birthday party to plan. The house needs fixing up and her on-again, off-again husband, Chris just can’t help but make things worse. As Amber struggles to keep things from boiling over, she finds herself a stranger to the person she once was and the person she thought she might be.

Starring:
Alex Grubbs
Melissa Hurst
James Kautz
Vanessa Vache

Crew:
Associate Producer: Anderson Heinz
Production Stage Manager: Nikki Castle
Assistant Director: Jillian Jetton
Set Design: Kate Noll
Sound Design: Jeanne Travis
Light Design: Nicholas Houfek
Costume Design: Angela Harner
Prop Design: Zach Serafin
Artwork: Danica Novgorodoff
Publicist: DARR Publicity
Production Manager: Jeremy Pape

*Production Sponsors:
Tian and Nicholas Cimato, in memory of Rick Cimato
Jody Falco and Jeffrey Steinman

 

“A skillfully constructed, beautifully acted domestic drama about struggling simply to make do.”

New York Times Critics Pick

“Supremely Acted.”

The Huffington Post

“Vitally honest.”

Theater Mania

“When you peel back the play’s wallpaper, you discover the live-wire electricity sparking underneath”

Theatre Development Fund

From the Show

All photos by Russ Rowland