The Giant Desk Plays
Written by Ned Dougherty
Directed by Chelsea Reidy, with Rita O'Connell and Irene Loy
Starring Gina Gargone, William Hall, Wilfred McGuire, Susan Nuss
Seven vignettes in the orbit of a very large desk
TALK BACK with Ned & Chelsea after the June 8 performance.
The Giant Desk Plays is about life in the orbit of a really, really, really big desk. Four actors weave in and out of seven scenes, taking on fifteen characters across a variety of desk-related existential prepositions (in, around, under, on). The Giant Desk is everything. The Giant Desk is nothing. Maybe you’re living near a Giant Desk right now? Join us to find out.
Ned Dougherty has been widely celebrated for his work as a poet and educator. He was named an “Up and Coming Writer” by SOMOS in 2012 and honored as New Mexico’s “Charter School Teacher of the Year” in 2014 and The Best of Taos’ “Teacher of The Year” in 2017. His original play Escape Plans debuted at Metta Theater in 2016. Ned is currently a candidate for his MFA in Playwrighting at Augsburg University in Minneapolis.
Thursday • May 31 • 7 p.m.
Friday • June 1 • 7 p.m.
Thursday • June 7 • 7 p.m.
Friday • June 8 • 7 p.m.
$12 General audience
To buy tickets, call: 575.758.2052
Taos Center for the Arts
145 Paseo del Pueblo Norte