runboyrun & In Old Age
About runboyrun & In Old Age
"With this perfect pairing, audiences will experience a powerful set of pieces by NYTW Usual Suspect Mfoniso Udofia, pulling from her nine-part 'The Ufot Cycle.' - Backstage.com
Set in the family’s present-day Worcester home and 1968 Nigeria, RUNBOYRUN and IN OLD AGE pose questions about how to move forward when the past inhabits your very foundation. In RUNBOYRUN, Disciple and Abasiama Ufot have been living the same day over and over again for decades until the dam breaks and time rushes forward while also reeling backwards. They must uncover years of memories and cross great distances to find each other and unearth the roots of their marriage. IN OLD AGE follows Abasiama far into the future as she learns the true nature of love just as life takes a new turn.
Loretta Greco and Awoye Timpo direct these two plays presented together as one evening of theatre.