SEVEN DAYS TO THE END OF THE WORLD
(Or and assortment of lies)

The show portrays two people, previously strangers, spending the last seven days of their lives locked alone in a diner and waiting for the end of the world. Conflict arises between Quinn, a queer college student intent on making their last week meaningful, and Eleanor, a mysterious traveler who takes great joy in lying. The two butt heads over issues including what to eat, the meaning of life, and whether or not to bring a dead 

Seven Days Photo by Angelica Richardson

cat into the diner with them, but their disparity boils down to the question: when the world is about to end, does every moment matter or does nothing matter at all? The piece’s form manipulates time and truth to go so far as even pushing the limits of what the audience is willing to believe, culminating in what truly is “an Assortment of Lies” with the audience deciding what they believe is the true reality of the show. The show explores themes including mortality, homophobia, trust, and the existence of truth all in an attempt to answer “if two people die in a diner and no one is around to see it, did it even really happen?”

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ORIGinal Production

"Seven Days to the End of the World (Or an Assortment of Lies)" was first presented at Dixon Place on January 23rd, 2020.

Written by Chloe Rice           Directed by Natasha Roland

CAST

Eleanor- Natasha Roland                       Quinn- Chloe Rice

Dramaturgy/ Production Assistant- Vivian Brown

Sound Board Op/ Production Assistant- Al Rosenberg

Lighting Design- Max Stroeher

Technical Assistant- Angelo Sagnelli

Seven Days Photo by Angelica Richardson

SHOW TRAILER

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