Cave Theatre Company’s “Gruesome Playground Injuries”

Cave Theatre Company presents Rajiv Joseph's GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIESLove hurts.

In Rajiv Joseph’s Gruesome Playground Injuries, it hurts a whole lot. Like face-split-open, teeth-knocked-out, razor-blade-cut, horrible-fireworks-accident maims. And the scars it leaves aren’t only on the bodies of protagonists Doug & Kayleen.

Cave Theatre Company, rounding out their first year of productions, is staging Joseph’s dark relationship dramedy at Under St. Mark’s as part of their residency with Frigid New York; listen in as director James Masciovecchio, actors Kiley Caughey and Alex Etling, and their fellow Cave crew, co-producers Josh Triplett and Cassie Wood, discuss getting rights to your favorite play in a nail-biting photo-finish, inspiration from podcasts (really!), leaning into theatricality, making bad Tinder dating stories into theatre, and why you should just get your friends together and make something.

…we want to see real stories on stage. We want to see honest stories, and try not to sugar-coat things, and try not to show things for what they aren’t…

Cave Theatre Company and Frigid New York present

Gruesome Playground Injuries

written by Rajiv Joseph
directed by James Masciovecchio

remaining performances:
April 14–17, 2016
April 21–22, 2016
8PM

Under St. Mark’s
94 St. Mark’s Place
Manhattan

tickets: $17, available via horsetrade.info

Cave Theatre Company presents Rajiv Joseph's GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES, photo by Lauren Morrison Photography Cave Theatre Company presents Rajiv Joseph's GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES, photo by Lauren Morrison Photography Cave Theatre Company presents Rajiv Joseph's GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES, photo by Lauren Morrison Photographyphotos by Lauren Morrison Photography

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