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Written by Caity-Shea Violette

Directed by Zacharee Simms


Jamie - Barrett Penrod

Charlie - Ahon Gooptu

Following their sex therapist's advice, Jamie and Charlie try to set the mood as they practice staying present during physical intimacy in an attempt to heal from trauma.


Presented virtually, ​this rendition was one of eight versions of the same play (with different couplings of gender and sexual identities) commissioned by the Kennedy Center as part of the Gary Garrison Award awarded to the playwright.

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