Full Length Play
Time Period - 1990s
Settings Of Play - 1991. The living room of a private ski in/ski out chalet located on the mountainside above a small Colorado resort town. Inside the room: a Jacuzzi.
FEATURES / CONTAINS
Alcohol, Drugs, Strong Language, Mild Adult Themes
Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)
College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Large Stage, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
RECOGNITION / AWARDS
In the Marshall family’s peacefully remote Colorado ski chalet, Erik and Helene are making themselves very much at home. So at home, they just might stay for good. At the edge of civilization, the lifestyles of the rich collide with the lifestyles of the aimless in the bubbling waters of a hot tub...but beware what lurks beneath.
“Exquisitely rendered… Jacuzzi holds you rapt!” - Time Out New York, Read More
"[It] has the savor of a crime drama, leavened with a slacker comic vibe...the dialogue [is] weird and funny, and the hot tub plopped center stage looks so inviting it’s amazing audience members don’t strip off and slide in. Hot enough for you?” - The New Yorker, Read More
"A slow, killing pace appropriate to a Japanese horror movie. The tension is off the charts!" - Variety, Read More
"This mysterious theatrical striptease will haunt your thoughts for days after you leave the theater…Jacuzzi slowly turns up the heat until the audience is in boiling water without even noticing." - Theatre Mania, Read More
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Jacuzzi was commissioned and developed by Ars Nova. Made by Ars Novaʼs 2012-2014 Company-in-Residence The Debate Society (Hannah Bos, Oliver Butler and Paul Thureen).