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Joan, an editor, receives an unexpected phone call from Nick, a fire captain. He requests her help on composing the eulogies he’ll deliver at memorial services for the many men he lost on 9/11. As the afternoon wanes, a friendship grows. The unlikely duo navigates the emotional landscape of grief, drawing on humor, healing, and their common humanity. Based on playwright Nelson’s own story.
“A courageous and riveting play that tackles the horror of September 11th with an intimacy that’s both unsettling and healing.” —Christian Science Monitor
Jasmine Guy is a dancer, actor, singer, director and writer and she performs in many mediums. She has a recurring role as Grams on the popular CW series Vampire Diaries, received critical acclaim for her role in the 2012 film October Baby, and starred in the 2012 Alliance Theater production of God of Carnage. Her body of stage work includes Broadway productions of The Wiz, Leader of the Pack, Grease and Chicago, starring as Velma Kelly, and most recently starring locally opposite Kenny Leon in Fool For Love. For television, she created the iconic southern belle Whitley Gilbert on the Cosby Show spinoff A Different World, for which she won six consecutive NAACP Image Awards and numerous other honors.
Brian Kurlander has worked in New York with New York City Opera, Pearl Theatre Company and Director’s Company. In Los Angeles: Garry Marshal’s Falcon Theatre the Hudson Guild, Will Geers Theatricum Botanicum, and 24th Street Theatre. Regionally with: The Denver Center Theatre Company, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and Utah Shakespearean Festival. Locally, Brian has performed with Theatrical Outfit, Georgia Shakespeare, Actor’s Express, Synchronicity Theatre, Horizon, and Serenbe Playhouse. Brian has guest starred on numerous television dramas and comedies and is in the upcoming feature film releases of “Brother’s Keeper,” “A.C.O.D” and “The Good Lie” starring Academy Award Winner Reese Witherspoon.
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