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TOGETHER WE ARE MAKING A POEM IN HONOR OF LIFE 

A New Play by Dean Poynor

A family. A tragedy. A mother and father tangled in grief. Join the circle of chairs in this immersive new theatre production that follows a couple through a series of support group meetings for parents in the aftermath of a school shooting.

Performed by real-life husband-and-wife team, The Salvage Company (NYC) is proud to bring this timely and urgent new play to life in our most intimate production yet. 

 

Directed by Anne Kelly Tromsness

Sound design by Jayce Tromsness

Starring Dean Poynor & Monica Wyche 

 

Gage Hall, Charleston, SC

Here’s what you should see.
— Charleston City Paper

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Dean poynor

as

Brian

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Monica Wyche

as

Rebecca


A carefully concocted portrait of two characters trying to understand the impossible
— Theatreiseasy.com
Equally cathartic and instructional
— CultureBot
Amazing to watch
— BuzzFeed

TOGETHER WE ARE MAKING A POEM IN HONOR OF LIFE was produced in 2015 by Visconti Productions, NYC, and presented at P.S. 142 / Amalia Castro Public School on Manhattan's Lower East Side. The production was directed by Mikhael Tara Garver and starred Allison Layman and Michael Dempsey. Design by Gabriel Hainer Evansohn, sound design by Will Pickens

TOGETHER WE ARE MAKING A POEM IN HONOR OF LIFE was produced in 2017 by the NiA Company, Columbia, SC. It was directed by Heather Leigh and starred Bonita Peoples and Darion McCloud.  

TOGETHER WE ARE MAKING A POEM IN HONOR OF LIFE was developed at the 2014 Great Plains Theatre Conference as part their PlayLabs series. 

TOGETHER WE ARE MAKING A POEM IN HONOR OF LIFE was initially developed with the generous support of the Ingram New Play Lab, Nashville Repertory Theatre, Rene D. Copeland, Artistic Director, Nate Eppler, Program Director.