by  Eliza Clark

Full Length Play, Drama  /  2m, 3f

Recall explores our need to feel connected, understood and loved. No matter the damage, no matter the cost.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 3f
  • Duration


    90 minutes
  • SubGenre


    Science Fiction
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

A rising star in the theatre community, Eliza Clark, brings us her innovative psychological thriller Recall. Lucy makes people uncomfortable. There's something about her eyes. There's something about the way her mother's boyfriends keep disappearing. And there's something about the government agents on her trail. Radically imaginative and achingly plain, Recall explores our need to feel connected, understood and loved. No matter the damage, no matter the cost. After receiving rave reviews from New York theatre critics following the world premiere with Colt Coeur, Recall is making its way through theatres across the country, moving audiences to the edge of their seats. 
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“Richly written, terribly intense, vividly imagined." - Chris Komanek,

“Ms. Clark hands this plot thread with emotional precision.” - Eric Grode, The New York Times

“Brilliantly disturbing...Creepy, suspenseful, impeccably acted.” - Suzy Evans,

“Clark has a knack for naturalistic dialogue (particular, as in Edgewise, among teenagers).” - Alexis Soloski, The Village Voice

“Clark commands her dialogue flawlessly; she’s got a silver ear and a fully wound stopwatch...I walked out with a blue tinge in my fingertips, thoroughly entertained, satisfactorily unsettled.” - Scott Brown, Vulture

CRITICS PICK! “Quietly chilling.” - Adam Feldman, Time Out

“A dangerous little razor of a play.” - Michael J. Fressola,




Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Professional Theatre
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups


  • Caution Strong Language Strong Language
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $90 per performance



  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Setting:

    A motel room
    A safe house
    The Facility
    A nurse's office
    A gas station

  • Additional Features: No intermission


  • Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)


2m, 3f

JUSTINE - a mother
LUCY - her teenage daughter
DAVID - owns a safe house
QUINN - a boy, Lucy's peer
CHARLOTTE - a scientist 

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Cast Attributes

  • Not Applicable



Eliza Clark

Eliza Clark has had her plays developed at Manhattan Theatre Club, the Studio at Cherry Lane Theatre, Page 73 Productions, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Provincetown Playhouse, The New York International Fringe Festival and Yale University. She has received commissions from South Coast Repertory and Yale University’s O’Neil ...

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Originally produced by Colt Coeur, New York, NY

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