By Michael Weller
Directed by Paul Carbonell
Loose Ends is about the bittersweet 1970s love affair of a couple who cannot live with each other or apart due to different outlooks and objectives. Paul is a Peace Corps dropout and Susan is bumming around the world when they meet on a Bali beach. Later, in Boston, they live together and then marry. Separating briefly, they end up together again in a New York penthouse. She has become a successful photographer and he a successful film editor. He wants children and she doesn't. On her thirty third birthday, Paul bitterly denounces her for having, unknown to him, had an abortion six months earlier. One last, brief reunion is attempted but it is too late. Newsweek predicted Loose Ends "will undoubtedly play in resident theatres all over the country. Strongly written, sensitively felt, theatrically effective" and the New York Times declares it "honest... resonant and haunting."
Produced by UW-Madison Undergraduate Theatre Association at the Hemsley Theatre, Vilas Communication Hall (821 University Avenue), Madison, WI
Performances: April 27 - 29, 2006
Performance Times: 8:00 PM on 4/27-28, 5:00 & 9:00 PM on 4/29
Ticket Prices $3.00 general admission
Call (608) 262-1500 for reservations or more information.
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