By McFeely Sam Goodman
Directed by Sarah Hughes
Columbia New Play Festival at Signature Theatre, April 2016
With Becca Blackwell, Nikki Calonge, Toussaint Jeanlouis, Lucy Kaminsky and Kourtney Rutherford
Read Jerry Lieblich's Culturebot piece on Afterward.
Five people, all named McFeely Sam Goodman, attempt to make a low budget superhero movie while sharing stories from their childhood. Written largely in the first person from the playwright's experience as a childhood cancer survivor, Afterward mixes medical memoir with superhero movie tropes in a humorous and moving exploration of illness, trauma, survivorship, and anxiety.
Assistant Director & Stage Manager Nic Adams
Sound Designer Michael Clemow
Set & Costume Designer Christopher Heilman
Producer Bailey Williams
Afterward was presented in a workshop showing in April 2016 as part of the Columbia New Play Festival at the Signature Theatre. An excerpt was presented in October 2015 at the Prelude Festival at the Segal Center. The cast for the Prelude workshop was Becca Blackwell, Lucy Kaminsky, Ronald Peet, and Sam West, with sound design by Eva von Schweinitz.
Photos by Kelly Stuart.
Video by Moti Margolin.