Damien Atkins

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Plays by Damien Atkins

audio Lucy

LA Theatre Works
Type: Audio

In a thought-provoking new play, 13 year old Lucy, who suffers from autism, moves in with her estranged, misanthropic mother. Having lived her entire life with her father, Lucy, as well as her mom, struggle with all the difficulties of such an arrangement. “ A complicated and thoughtful piece” says NYtheatre.com

An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Lucy DeVito, Roxanne Hart, Geoffrey Lower, Sarah Rafferty and Raphael Sbarge.

Includes a conversation with Dr. Daniel Geschwind, a leading researcher in the field of genetics, especially as it pertains to autism. He holds the Gordon and Virginia MacDonald Distinguished Chair in Human Genetics and is Director of the Neurogenetics Program and the Center for Autism Research and Treatment at UCLA.

Lucy is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Major funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world.

Featuring: Lucy DeVito, Roxanne Hart, Geoffrey Lower, Sarah Rafferty, Raphael Sbarge

Damien Atkins is a playwright and actor based in Toronto, Canada. His work has been produced at the Stratford Festival and the Manhattan Theatre Club, and he has been playwright-in-residence at the University of British Columbia and the Canadian Stage Company, as well as a Guest Instructor at the National Theatre School. His plays include Miss Chatelaine, Real Live Girl, Two Suns and The Mill (for which he received the PRISM/UBC Creative Writing Residency Prize).