It’s always fascinating to be a small piece of an enormous work, such as This is Reading. For months, you hear bits and bobs about the grand scheme but focus only on your tiny piece. This past weekend, we saw it all come together at Franklin Street Station.
How do we deal with the pressures of modern society? This week’s episode features interviews with people who employ different strategies for escaping their lives, including running away, doing drugs, attempting suicide, and practicing hot nude yoga. Billy Eugene Jones plays a former mole person who lived in the New York subway tunnels in the 1980’s; Dan Domingues plays the founder of hot nude yoga; Daoud Heidami plays a New Jersey State Trooper; and Michael Esper sings “Lost Horizon,” which Michael Friedman wrote for our play “Gone Missing.”
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