The show will stream at 8:00pm PST
on Thursday, November 19th.
UCR Student Special: view the online stream at no charge!
Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production
Water by the Spoonful
By Quiara Alegría Hudes
Directed by Kathryn Ervin
Scenic Design by Sydney Lynne Thomas
Costume Design by Landis Maren York
Music and Sound Design by Maritri Garrett
Video Content Design by Morgan Embry
The story of an Iraq War veteran and his biological mother, who bonds with other recovering addicts in the chat room she moderates. Join us online for this timely Pulitzer Prize-winning play that challenges our notions of forgiveness, community, and courage.
This play contains graphic language and tense situations.
Download the Water by the Spoonful poster here.
November 19, 2020
Thursday, 8:00 pm (one performance only)
Download the Water by the Spoonful program here.
Join us for a free talkback with the cast and director of Water by the Spoonful immediately following the performance on November 19th. A Zoom link will be sent to all ticket holders in advance.
$15 per screen
Currently enrolled UCR students can reserve one ticket to view the online stream at no charge.
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Ticket holders will receive a unique access code to stream this performance live on www.showtix4u.com. Access codes will be emailed to all patrons the week of the event.
ODESSA: Unique Pervan
ELLIOT: Lenin Macias
YAZMIN: Desiree Medina
FOUNTAINHEAD: Kai Perillo
CHUTES&LADDERS: Andrew Hardin
ORANGUTAN: Winnie Sun
A GHOST: Pavan Navani
PROFESSOR AMAN / A POLICEMAN: Jesus Bravo
Stage Manager: Kat Gonzalez
Assistant Stage Managers: Mayra Gomez-Labrada, Jordyn McEvoy
Assistant Director: Desiree Carcamo
Dramaturg: Josellin Ramirez
Water by the Spoonful by Quiara Alegría Hudes is a moving work that tackles how dissonance feels, what it means to be family, and how to deal with addiction. Dissonance is the joining of disharmonious elements; like jazz, life is not a clear-cut path but full of disharmonious elements, and the messily put together pieces make a story grand. Quiara Hudes’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows the Ortiz family through grief and addiction. We see how family can be ripped apart yet also brought closer together by tragedy. During our own time coping with the ramifications of coronavirus, the play reminds us of the importance of support systems from our family and friends to strangers on the internet. We are all connected through our humanity with our pain, and even our bad decisions, as we consider the lengths we will go to remedy our past.
Water by the Spoonful is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Services, Inc., New York
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Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 8:00pm to 9:30pmVirtual Event
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