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First Preview @ Artists Repertoire Theater / Show: I and You

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The first 20 Big Mouth members can RSVP free of charge. After which members can attend for $15.


By Lauren Gunderson
Directed by JoAnn Johnson

Morrison Stage

Two teens – a sick and snarky girl who hates poetry, and a sweet and sporty boy who just wants to get his class workproject done– are thrust together to work on a school project about Walt Whitman’s poems. Like boxers in a ring, the mismatched pair spar their way through Whitman's epic Song of Myself into an uneasy friendship. With growing urgency and searing poignancy, I and You is a funny, tender and surprising journey about the strange beauty of human connectedness.  

  • Revelatory Drama

  • 2014 Steinberg American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award

  • 2014 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

  • 2016 Dramatist Guild Award Winner