World Premiere of QUANTUM DEBT presented at The Players Theater
Silver Glass Productions will present the world premiere of QUANTUM DEBT, a new movement-based drama designed, written and directed by Suzanne Willett. Previews begin December 2 at the Players Theater on Off-Broadway.
QUANTUM DEBT is a look at student debt through the prism of quantum physics. A first-generation college student grapples with growing college debt as she returns home to help the family, causing her to question her self-esteem. This movement-based piece is rooted in the different realities of the American Dream for GenXs and Millennials.
Quantum Debt stars Caitlin Ferguson, Claire Main, Collin McConnell, Laura Murphy, Josephine Pizzino, David Skakopi and Rebecca Wolf. The production team includes
Zach Dulny (lighting), Kristine Schlachter (direction) and Simone Schieffer (decoration / costumes).
Suzanne Willett is a winner of the Samuel French OOB Short Play Festival 2021, an Eugene O’Neill Playwrights Conference, Bridge Award, Women’s Works Short Play Lab and Fresh Ground Pepper Play Ground Play Group finalist. NY Productions: Life (Players Theater, 2019) Chaos / Absolute Zero (Players Theater, 2018), Rock, Paper, Scissors (Arctic Fridge Fest, 2017), Wonder Company (Dixon Place, 2017) Fall Pieces, a collection of short films experimental (Place Dixon 2015); Tompkins ’88, a play about the Tompkins Square Park riot in 1988 (Metropolitan Playhouse 2015); Robert McIntyre, A Man’s Struggle With His Paralyzed Hand (Manhattan Rep 2014). She received a Players Theater residency, an LMCC Creative Engagement, and an ART NY Space Grant for her work. MFA in Drama Writing, Hollins University. Member: Dramatist Guild, 29th St. Playwrights Collective.
Silver Glass Productions was founded in 2009 with a mission to develop and produce socially relevant theater from a unique perspective that fosters community dialogue. Past productions include Chaos / Absolute Zero; Life, an exploration of artificial intelligence; City Sounds, about New York’s changing soundscape during the pandemic; and the New Seeds Festival of new works. The company also runs experimental theater writing workshops periodically and has received a 2020 Creative Engagement Grant from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. For more information, visit www.silverglassprods.org.
QUANTUM DEBT takes place from December 2 to 19, Thursday to Sunday at 7 p.m. The Players Theater is located at 115 MacDougal Street, New York NY 10012 (accessible from A, C, E trains at West 4th Street). Tickets are $ 52 to $ 72. For tickets and more information, visit www.quantumdebt.org.