Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy / 3m, 2f
The Sonic Life of a Giant Tortoise probes the everyday lives of urban adults. Everything seems comfortable – jobs, relationships. But beneath the surface runs a powerful undercurrent of longing.
"CRITIC'S PICK. A reverie of a play." - The New York Times, Read More
"These are the serious questions, and I, like the characters may be sleeping through them. In those moments, the play feels like a knife in the gut." - Time Out New York, Read More
"Maybe it's our fate to always wish for more, but Okada hits that something more is all around us, if only we could step outside ourselves and see." - The Village Voice, Read More
"Toshiki Okada is the Thornton Wilder for the Google generation." - NY Theatre Now, Read More
- Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
- Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century
- Duration: 90 minutes
- Additional Features: No intermission
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
- Ensemble cast
- Non-Traditional casting
- Multicultural casting
The American premiere of Sonic Life of a Giant Tortoise was produced by PlayCo, and presented at Jack, under the direction of Dan Rothenberg.