Out of the City
Full Length Play, Comedy / 2m, 2f
When two middle-aged married couples take a weekend trip to celebrate a milestone birthday, they find themselves pondering elusive romance and contemplating what comes next. This unorthodox comedic love story proves that rejuvenation can be found at any age.
"Ayvazian presents each of these characters with warmth and generosity." - Lowell Sun, Read More
"There may be sex in the city, but stranger things happen in the forest primeval ... Leslie Ayvazian takes this premise and runs with it..." - Talkin Broadway, Read More
"Sixty may seem a peculiar age to do some soul searching, but in Leslie Ayvazian's funny and thoughtful Out of the City, the introspection is at once understandable and compelling." - New Jersey Star Ledger, Read More
"This very funny, appealing, and somewhat unsettling romantic comedy is full of sharp, credible dialogue...Out of the City delivers a rich dose of humor and more than a few thoughts worth pondering." - Town Topics, Read More
- Mild Adult Themes
- Minimum Fee: $90 per performance
- Time Period: Present Day
- Duration: 90 minutes
A bed and breakfast and nearby lake in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania in October.
- Additional Features: No intermission
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
DAN - Jill's husband, a basketball coach who does not enjoy the outdoors like his wife.
JILL - Dan's wife, a free spirit who often goes out on hikes and explores exotic places.
MATT - Carol's husband, suffers from a recent arm injury.
CAROL - Matt's wife, the first of the group of friends to turn 60; she ultimately feels a sense of wanting.
- Ensemble cast
Out of the City premiered in March 2015 at Merrimack Repertory Theatre, in Lowell MA, under the direction of Christian Parker.