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Water by the Spoonful
By QUIARA ALEGRÎA HUDES
Directed by LUCIE TIBERGHIEN
On the Arcadia Stage
January 16 – March 16, 2014

A group of strangers seek connection, recovery, and redemption in this commanding new play that redefines what it means to be a family. From the Main Line to Girard Avenue, Swarthmore College to an online chat room, playwright Quiara Alegría Hudes draws from her Philadelphia roots for this Pulitzer Prize winning play.

Water by the Spoonful contains profanity and drug references. Recommended for students 9th grade and above.


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WINNER 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
by Philadelphia Playwright Quiara Alegría Hudes

“If you want evidence that American playwriting is in very good hands, you need look no further.”
–Bloomberg News


Photos by Mark Garvin





Critical Acclaim–

“Remarkably crafted play…striking and memorable”
“The Arden is giving Hudes' play an intense and smooth production – just right for the city in which it's set”
“The cast is top-notch”

–Newsworks/WHYY   [Read More]

Water by the Spoonful is a highly emotional and moving drama; the show is a well-acted production that should not be missed.”
“The layers of this complex story are revealed throughout the show, but the main theme of this excellent show is about human connections and how these relationships get us through the harsh realities of the world we live in.”
“Under the direction of Lucie Tiberghien, Water by the Spoonful, is a beautifully told story that examines the depth of human connections.”

–Broadway World   [Read More]









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Water by the Spoonful
Cast
Karina Arroyave (Odessa)
Armando Batista (Elliot)
Kevin Bergen (Fountainhead)
Turhan Caylak (A Ghost, Professor Aman, A Policeman)
Maia DeSanti (Yaz)
Bi Jean Ngo (Orangutan)
Brian Anthony Wilson (Chutes & Ladders)


Set Designer
ALEXIS DISTLER
Costume Designer
ALISON ROBERTS
Lighting Designer
ERIC SOUTHERN
Original Music and Sound
ROBERT KAPLOWITZ
Stage Manager
JOHN GRASSEY




Media Partner:
Philadelphia Weekly

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