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World Premiere for Zac Kline OPC '03 Play
Posted 11/05/2017 08:39AM

Upper School Play: 

we can try, we can fail, we can be ourselves — scenes from high school life

Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (note new time)

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Join us for the world premiere of "we can try, we can fail, we can be ourselves — scenes from high school life," a commissioned work by playwright Zac Kline OPC ’03.

Based on ideas and feedback Kline generated in conversations last year with PC students, the play focuses on student relationships and the challenges, successes and underlying fears they experience on a daily basis while navigating high school. 

Zac Kline is a playwright, filmmaker and co-artistic director of Missing Bolts Productions, a group devoted to new work for stage and film. As a playwright his work has been produced, developed and read in: New York, London, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and across the United States.

Plays includes: Big Star California, in the Philadelphia Fringe Festival (developed and featuring Blair Baker); Together This Time (music and lyrics by Andrew Heyman), at the Lucille Nortel Theatre, NY Fringe Festival, and Tomorrow, a play for young actors at the New Group/Lifestories Ensemble. His film Pauline has screened at festival across the country. For Missing Bolts he produced After Orlando: an international theatre action in response to the shooting at Pulse Nightclub, in conjunction with NoPassport Theatre Alliance. The project featured 80 plays by an international collective of playwrights and was read in over 75 readings, including Philadelphia Theatre Company, Finborough Theatre, London, and four benefit performances in New York in association with Tony Award winning producer Daryl Roth. Next up: rail. a new play presented Spring 2018 at the Racquet Club in Philadelphia. 

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Poster by Stella Singer, Class of 2019

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