Full Length Play, Drama / 2m, 3f
With genomic breakthroughs happening at breakneck speed, we can learn more about what our futures may hold than ever before. But how much should we know? And who gets to decide?
"CRITICS' PICK! A thoughtful and engrossing play...that raises questions about the potential conflicts between scientific discovery and religious beliefs." The New York Times, Read More
"[Deboarh Zoe Laufer] knows her audience and how to challenge them to reexamine their preciously held beliefs." TheatreMania, Read More
"It's the kind of work live theater needs more of – urgent, challenging and of the moment, grappling with concepts that scare us and intrigue us." - The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Read More
"See this play in order to learn and think." - Cleveland Examiner, Read More
"Intellectually stimulating and emotionally stirring...Informed Consent ponders the big questions of mortality, faith and legacy with intelligence and compassion." - Miami Herald, Read More
- Mild Adult Themes
- Minimum Fee: $100 per performance
- Time Period: Contemporary, New Millennium/21st Century
- Duration: 90 minutes
- Additional Features: No intermission, Multimedia
TWO/GRAHAM - Jillian's husband. Children's book author. Loving and patient. A children's book author. A romantic. An optimist.
THREE/NATALIE - Jillian and Graham's four year old daughter, ARELLA - Member of the Havasupai tribe in her 30's
FOUR/KEN - a social anthropologist in his 70's, LAWYER, LITTLE GIRL AT THE BOOK NOOK, JOAN, A PRESCHOOL MOM
FIVE/DEAN HAGAN, MOTHER, GRANDMOTHER, SHEILA, A PRESCHOOL MOM
- Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
- Multicultural casting
A cast of 5 actors play all the characters. All racial assumptions should be defied in casting.
Informed Consent premiered as a co-production between the Geva Theatre Center and the Cleveland Playhouse