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Living Water

by Melinda Lopez & Micah Rosegrant
Directed by Dawn Meredith Simmons and Courtney O’Connor

It’s the vernal equinox of the year 2221, and Boston has been claimed by the ocean following a sustained period of global climate calamity. Returning to the city once more, Journey is shepherded by boat through the financial district and Chinatown to the high ground of the Triple Mount to answer the call of the mayor.

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Note: the blue overlay represents where the water levels have risen above ground level. View a scientific projection of future water levels in Boston.

Cast & Crew

by Melinda Lopez & Micah Rosegrant
Directed by Dawn Meredith Simmons and Courtney O’Connor
Sojourner: Shani Farrell
Yaya: Micah Rosegrant
Narrator: Katherine Shaver
Sound Designer: Owen Meadows
Sound Engineer: Katie O’Connor

Commissioned by the Lyric Stage Company of Boston (Matt Chapuran, Executive Director and Courtney O’Connor, Artistic Director) as a part of the Walking Plays, a new audio series exploring private moments in this city we all share.

Special thanks to the Lyric Stage’s season sponsors,
Lee and Diana Humphrey
Bank of America

 

 

The Walking Plays are sponsored by First Republic Bank.

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