Village Rep serves up some summer suspense with NEED TO KNOW a comedy at Woolfe Street Playhouse *
Written by Jonathan Caren Directed by Jay Danner
Lilly and Steven are smart, talented and charming. Their new neighbor is not. After moving into a new apartment, they meet the man they now share a wall with — Mark Manners, an aspiring fiction writer and longtime tenant of the building. Lilly and Steven proceed to “Google” Mark, and have a field day mocking his website… only to realize the walls are thin and he can hear everything they said about him. When they try to win back his affection, it backfires as Mark turns the tables and unlocks secrets about the couple they didn’t know about each other… In this age of online transparency should we share everything Or are there some secrets worth keeping, including those of the people closest to us?
*This play is not part of the Season 19 offerings. Regular season begins with Summer and Smoke
“Caren…keeps surprises and red herrings in constant churn while having a high time with a symbolic pair of fish in a bowl.”
— Los Angeles Times
“Seductively suspenseful…a provocative psychological cat-and-mouse game with some neat Hitchcockian touches…” –StageSceneLA.com.
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