A girl catches a last-minute flight to Maui. A boy finds girl on the shores of Ka’anapali. Something strange and something familiar pulls them closer. They have sex on the beach. They are surprised. They spend the week together. But eventually girl catches the flight back home to Akron, Ohio. The girl is thirty-two. The boy is fifteen.
"A smart, poignant and often funny play that sets you up to watch a typically post-modern, woman-centered romantic comedy, only then to subvert and satirize many of the elements of that genre." - Chicago Tribune, Read More
"No More Sad Things is a beguiling, winningly acted fable about the kind of week-long acquaintance that can change the trajectory of your life." - TimeOut Chicago, Read More
"This well-crafted tale of an improbable yet somehow inevitable relationship is a gorgeous piece of theatre [...] Jung indeed is a master of blending, with the past and the present, the real and the theatrical, the idiosyncratically comedic and the deeply sad all weaving seamlessly into one story." - Splash Magazine, Read More
Check out these photos from Sideshow Theatre Company's production of No More Sad Things in November 2015.
No More Sad Things co-premiered in production by the Sideshow Theatre Company at the Biograph Theatre in Chicago, IL in November 2015 under the direction of Elly Green, and in production by the Boise Contemporary Theatre in Boise, ID under the direction of Julia Ritchey.