Mom found her soul-mate on Facebook, and he lives in Iowa. So Becca says goodbye to her beloved math teacher, bulimic best friend, neighborhood pony and her mildly deficient teenage life, and she follows her wayward mother to a new, uncharted beginning. But in this fanciful, absurdist, and intoxicating musical play from the imagination of Jenny Schwartz and Todd Almond nothing can prepare them for what they’ll find.
"Each brief, witty line seems to have a life of its own . . . Smart, off-angle pop art songs, by Schwartz and the excellent Todd Almond, add to the abundance of pleasures." - TimeOut New York, Read More
"Iowa is never predictable — and its strangeness is purposeful, offering a real warning about the surreal world around us." The Village Voice, Read More
Check out these photos from Playwrights Horizons' production of Iowa in March 2015.
Iowa premiered in New York City at Playwrights Horizons in March of 2015 under the direction of Ken Rus Schmoll.