The Plays VIEWING:
Memoirs of a Forgotten Man
Suitable for General Audiences.
A Soviet journalist with the gift of total recall. A psychologist seeking to rehabilitate herself. A government censor with a secret past. Over two decades their fates become entwined as victims and collaborators in Stalin’s campaign to rewrite public memory.
Long before ‘fake news’ was an Internet meme, it was called propaganda. And in the Soviet Union, circa 1938, it was the grease that kept Stalin’s machinery of terror in motion. By taking us to this world, Memoirs of a Forgotten Man forces its audience to consider the fragility of democracy itself in an era when facts are fungible and history is whatever you say it is.
Reading Theatre Project, public reading, May 6, 2017.
Washington Stage Guild, public reading, Kennedy Center Page to Stage Festival, Sept. 5, 2017.
Writers' Theatre of New Jersey, staged reading, Jan. 8, 2018.
HBMG Foundation/Creede Rep workshop, Jan. 21-27, 2018.
Four performers to six performers doubling into 10 roles.