Discover the epic science family mythology about how to make the most out of eternity.
ELLIPSES stars Singularity and their teenage Galaxies and follows their quest to undo the Big Bang, after their family dog Gravity sets it off. Singularity is the single parent who locked their kids in the house. Milky Way is the baby sibling who is going through warp, waves, and wrinkles. SPT0615-JD is the rebellious young adult who wants to leave home to go explore the Universe. JD is sick and tired of being stuck in the house with their family. In a violent altercation, JD strikes down Singularity to run away from home with Gravity (aka the Big Bang). Without their parent, the younger siblings are left to fend for themselves in the vastness of the cosmos. The supermassive heart of this coming-of-age story is finding oneself in isolation...
“I love stories about families and yours is truly the most unique I've seen.”John MabeyAward-Winning Playwright · New Play Exchange
“The humor and sibling rivalry/politics is a strengh of the piece overall.”Emily McClainAward-Winning Theatremaker · New Play Exchange
“It really raises the stake of everything and introduces this poltergeist feeling where suddenly stuff is happening.”Nathan JerpeSoftware Engineer · Legerdemain
“The play got me thinking about my / our place in the Universe -- you can't get more epic than that. Graphics and animation....wow!”Hank KimmelBoard President of WTP and the Alliance for Jewish Theatre · Website
“The musical that I most compare it to in terms of character journey is actually AMERICAN IDIOT but like through the lens of KATAMARI DAMACY.”Liz DooleyAward-Winning Playwright · New Play Exchange