"I create stories that center queer characters & queer stories. I do not focus on queer trauma, instead, I focus on queer life, queer joy, queer love. Typically, all the characters in my plays claim a queer identity. I also seek to queer the play itself, to queer the theatrical experience."
Declan's identity was stolen so the government deleted it, his boss gave him a new one but it feels kinda wonky. Audra just found out that her mom has been paying people to be friends with her since high school, she's in her 30s. In the midst of all this, they get sucked into the popular self-help movement, HOPE'S SPRING ETERNAL, as it starts to take control of the nation. Soon enough, they're in too deep and the only way to stop the insanity is to stop Hope. Fortunately, the laws of attraction brought her right to them.
The Work supported a developmental reading of ...We Rise in March 2022. The reading was directed by Priyanka Shetty with a cast including members of the Wilma Theater's HotHouse Company.
Playwright Geo Decas O'Donnell cofounded the ensemble-based company CollaborationTown in 2003. With CTown he has created, produced, and performed dozens of shows, most recently an all-ages puppet musical, Riddle of the Trilobites, at The New Victory Theater (Feb 2020). Geo moved to Philly in 2017, is an alumn of the Foundry Writers group (class of 2022), and teaches theatre at Germantown Friends School.