"[An] incisive and very funny new comedy... Call it comedy for the new Age of Anxiety." - SF Examiner, Read More
"Moore has successfully integrated comedy with topical issues...Moore's characters come alive as real people despite the absurdist situations and coincidences that bring the plot threads to a mindful conclusion. Collapse is a fine examination of the many ways that economic disaster can impact real people just trying to live their lives." - Associated Press, Read More
"The laughter comes so thick and fast, it's almost astonishing how few one-liners there are. Moore skillfully builds her comedy as much from character and evolving situations as she does from jarring juxtapositions of topic and tone...allowing the poignant truths beneath the humor to take root and slowly blossom." - San Francisco Gate, Read More
- Mild Adult Themes
- Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
- Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century
- Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
- Setting: Spring 2009. The middle of the economic collapse. Minneapolis.
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
DAVID - late 30s, Hannah’s husband. Trying (sometimes successfully) to hide his crippling panic attacks.
SUSAN - mid-to-late 30s, Hannah’s sister. A renegade. After living in LA for many years, she has suddenly returned to Minneapolis.
TED - about 50. A gentleman-scholar type. Originally from Georgia. Speaks with a slight drawl.
- Non-Traditional casting
Collapse premiered at The Aurora Theatre in San Francisco in February of 2011.