Critic's Pick! "Antlia is a sheer joy, elegantly weird and wonderfully vivid with ghost stories and songs." - Time Out New York, Read More
"Life and death, sleeping and waking, inside and outside: Washburn's play blends binaries [...] Guessing at the surprise twist is part of the pleasure of the play." - Village Voice, Read More
"[...] a realistic, disarming ghost tale [...] Antlia Pneumatica is a tender examination of everyday concerns, including lapsed friendships, regrets, parenting and death, with dark humor and some supernatural undertones." - Associated Press, Read More
- Strong Language
- Mild Adult Themes
- Minimum Fee: $100 per performance
- Time Period: Contemporary
- Duration: 105 Minutes
- Setting: A ranch in the Texas Hill Country.
- Additional Features: No intermission
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
LIZ – woman, a few years younger than Nina
ULA [pron. ‘You-la’] – woman, late 30s/early to mid 40s
LEN – man, late 30s/early to mid 40s
ADRIAN – man, late 30s/early to mid 40s (but looks older)
BAMA – woman, late 30s/early to mid 40s. She has a mild but distinct S. Carolina accent.
- Ensemble cast
Antlia Pneumatica premiered at Playrights Horizons in New York City in March of 2016 under the direction of Ken Rus Schmoll.