THE (obsolete) UNKINDNESS OF RAVENS

a full-length play by Shawn Fisher

SYNOPSIS

After many miles and days of hiking through relentless rain, six waterlogged strangers converge on a tiny mountain shelter that they are forced to share. 

 

Deb, a wilderness-loving professor of ornithology, and her wife Marley, an urban food truck chef are journeying to save their marriage by rediscovering why these two opposites fell in love in the first place.

"Brando" is about to be kicked out of college and takes his awkward fantasy-loving younger step-brother, Paul, into the mountains where they discover the meaning of strength, loyalty and  brotherhood.

Bee, an impulsive 16 year old, and her new 40-year-old companion Edward travel the trail together, until their relationship is challenged by Bee and the others at the camp.

As they each attempt to dry out and struggle for their own small patch of relief, they soon discover that some journeys are not meant to be taken alone.

- Produced by Fusion Theatre Project, Utah State University, directed by Richie Call and Shawn Fisher.

- Currently in development for professional production


 

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