World Preem of Light: Damage in MO is Bumped to July 19

News   World Preem of Light: Damage in MO is Bumped to July 19 Unicorn Theatre in Kansas City, MO, has bumped its world premiere staging of Alan Brown's Light: Damage from April to July, owing to the extension of Wit at the Equity theatre.

Unicorn Theatre in Kansas City, MO, has bumped its world premiere staging of Alan Brown's Light: Damage from April to July, owing to the extension of Wit at the Equity theatre.

The New York playwright's work, two interrelated one-acts focusing on a married senior-citizen couple and two high school boys, respectively, was to have played April 28-May 14 but has been moved to July 19-Aug. 6. Wit closed April 23.

In Light: Damage, a traumatic twist of fate causes the two couples to examine the course their lives have taken. The piece is said to examine "how people define themselves." Sidonie Garrett will direct.

Brown is a novelist, journalist and playwright whose novel, "Audrey Hepburn's Neck," was published by Simon & Schuster in 1996. His plays include Kill the Buddha and Romantic Arrangements. He is a contributing editor to Travel & Leisure magazine and was a cultural correspondent for The Los Angeles Times 1980-1990.

Also on Unicorn's season: Side Man June 9-July 2, directed by Ted Swetz. For information, call (816) 531-7529.

-- By Kenneth Jones