Monday, May 11, 2009
UPDATE: Click for ALT review, June 21
Received May 10:
the vestige group
is proud to present
the Austin premiere of Toni Press-Coffman's
June 18th-20 and and 25th- 27th. July 2nd and 3rd at 9 pm.
Hot Mama's Coffee Shop
2401 E 6th St ,Austin
Kyle Kalke, an astronomer since childhood, a high school "science nerd," falls in love with flamboyant, outspoken, openhearted Zoe, who—astonishingly—loves him back. When she is kidnapped and murdered, Kyle barricades himself by devoting himself more feverishly to the cosmos and losing himself in loveless sex.
TOUCH is about a man in despair questioning whether there is any point to rediscovering passion, risking connection, groping toward the touch that will rekindle joy. Using fragments and memories, Kyle struggles to find out the truth about what has happened to his wife and to find a way to heal himself.
Click to read more at AustinLiveTheatre.com . . . .
"I haven’t had a chance to write about about TOUCH, with all the madness associated with Faster! and its consequent demands on my time, but I so grateful to be in this production. We are already deep into the rehearsal process, and as we’re getting off-book, the achingly raw moments between the characters are taking my breath away. This is a beautiful, sad play."
Click for more June 3 blog comments by "Austin Actress," who is in the cast of Touch.