- Samuel D. Hunter is the recipient of a 2014 MacArthur "Genius Grant" Fellowship
Samuel D. Hunter is the 2012 recipient of the Whiting Award for Drama
"Hunter’s excellent...elements and themes—from the isolated, self-destructive antihero to the deployment of old text as a bittersweet plot device—and the details in the dialogue are wonderfully chosen. (Every place name fits perfectly in place.)" - Time Out New York, Read More
"[The Few is a] compassionate, gently hued drama about lonely lives" - The New York Times, Read More
"The latest play by award-winning scribe Samuel D. Hunter is smart and sensitive." - Variety, Read More
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THE FEW: A Gritty, Moving Homecoming
by David Kimple
January 22, 2015
- Strong Language
- Mild Adult Themes
- Minimum Fee: $90 per performance
- Time Period: 1990s
- Duration: 90 minutes
- Setting: August, 1999.
The inside of a weathered, paper-littered, unkempt office space off of some random exit on I-90 in northern Idaho. The whole room should feel like a manufactured home—maybe even a converted double-wide. There are a few desks with aging desktop computers on top, piles of newspapers, a sad, dying fern here and there. There is an unseen back room and bathroom offstage.
- Additional Features: No intermission
- Features / Contains: Period Costumes
QZ - Late thirties to mid forties, female.
MATTHEW - 19, male.
TEN MALE VOICES
SIX FEMALE VOICES
- Ensemble cast
The Few received its world premiered at the Old Globe Theater in San Diego, CA in October, 2013. Davis McCallum, director; Barry Edelstein, artistic director. The Few then had its New York premiere at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in May, 2014. Davis McCallum, director; David Van Asselt, artistic director.