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Temping

A play-for-one performed by Microsoft Office, phone, and laser printer puts you in the role of a temp covering for an overworked actuary.

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Sarah Jane Tully, a 53-year-old actuary, is taking her first vacation in years, and you’ve been hired to take her place. temping, the strange and comic tale of an employee’s inner life, is performed for an audience of one by a Windows PC, a corporate phone, a laser printer, and the Microsoft Office Suite. Filling in at Sarah Jane’s cubicle, you’ll update client records, send emails, and eavesdrop on intra-office romance as you discover the secrets of your new employer. Congratulations, you’re the new temp! Pack your lunch and get ready to work. Block Association Project was developed as part of The Playwrights Realm’s Beyond the Realm festival (Katherine Kovner, Founding Artistic Director | Roberta Pereira, Producing Director) 

“Michael Yates Crowley’s expert script pushes you to consider the value of each and every life” Joey Sims, Transitions

A lot of fun…the more you immerse yourself in this fictional world, the more you will get out of it.

 

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Michael Yates Crowley’s expert script pushes you to consider the value of each and every life, even as you keep updating cells and shooting off e-mails. Michael Rau’s direction, precise if barely perceptible, creates an unearthly vibe… –Joey Sims, Transitions

 

Joey Sims, Transitions

Michael Yates Crowley’s expert script pushes you to consider the value of each and every life, even as you keep updating cells and shooting off

 

Joey Sims, Transitions

Production Info
Wolf 359’s TEMPING
Produced by Dutch Kills Theater
Where: The Wild Project Gallery <http://thewildproject.com/galleries/>
Dates: Oct. 24 – Nov. 22
Tickets and Info: <https://dutchkillstheater.com/temping>
Credits
Written by Michael Yates Crowley Directed by Michael Rau
Designed by Asa Wember
Set by Sara C. Walsh
Media
[Photos and video from the show]

Info for Producers
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