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by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Directed by Rudy Ramirez
Oct 15, 16, 21, 22 at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 23 at 2 p.m. in the Rand Theater
"You're dying, Everybody. And you're dying alone."
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ play, written before the pandemic, proves a prophetic boon in bringing an audiences an opportunity to deal with the fear and grief that we will probably still carry long after we put away our masks. Everybody offers a funny and cathartic confrontation with Death (who is just trying to do their job, after all) through an adaptation of a 14th century morality play. Death comes for Everybody on what should have just been a fun night at the theater, and Everybody must confront the limits of friendship, family love, material comfort, and the human body itself in an attempt to determine the one thing that they can bring with them as they leave this world.
Content advisory: Strong language, discussions of death
Tickets are $15 general admission, $5 youth, students, and seniors, and can be purchased in advance online at the Fine Arts Center Box Office or by calling 1-413-545-2511.
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