“Exquisitely rendered […] Jacuzzi holds you rapt!” - Time Out New York, Read More
"[It] has the savor of a crime drama, leavened with a slacker comic vibe […] the dialogue [is] weird and funny, and the hot tub plopped center stage looks so inviting it’s amazing audience members don’t strip off and slide in. Hot enough for you?” - The New Yorker, Read More
"A slow, killing pace appropriate to a Japanese horror movie. The tension is off the charts!" - Variety, Read More
"This mysterious theatrical striptease will haunt your thoughts for days after you leave the theater […] Jacuzzi slowly turns up the heat until the audience is in boiling water without even noticing." - TheatreMania, Read More
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Jacuzzis & Collaboration: A (Really Awesome) Chat With The Debate Society
by Casey McLain
December 11, 2015
- Strong Language
- Mild Adult Themes
- Minimum Fee: $100 per performance
- Time Period: 1990s
- Duration: 90 minutes
- Setting: 1991. The living room of a private ski in/ski out chalet located on the mountainside above a small Colorado resort town. Inside the room: a Jacuzzi.
- Additional Features: No intermission
- Features / Contains: Period Costumes
DEREK - 30s. Working class, a quiet handyman. Together with Helene.
BO - Early 20s. Trust fund baby. Son of Robert.
ROBERT - 50s. Father of BO. Wealthy, and finishing up divorce proceedings.
- Ensemble cast
- Non-Traditional casting
Jacuzzi was commissioned and developed by Ars Nova. Made by Ars Novaʼs 2012-2014 Company-in-Residence The Debate Society (Hannah Bos, Oliver Butler and Paul Thureen).