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A Groundbreaking Drama

Water by the Spoonful

By Quiara Alegría Hudes

Directed by Leslie Martinson

Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

August 20—September 14, 2014

RUNNING TIME: 2 hours 10 minutes, including a 15-minute intermission

2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama—Bay Area Premiere

In this healing, Pulitzer-winning drama, strangers share secrets in a chat room for troubled souls, a safe haven for lives in recovery. A sensitive webmaster moderates this community, but in real life her relationships crumble. As living and virtual worlds weave together, the true meaning of family becomes apparent, proving that no one is above reproach—or beyond redemption. From the Tony Award-winning playwright of In the Heights.
Contains mature language

“Moving and compelling with compassion at the heart.”
Boston Globe   

Scenic Design by Erik Flatmo
Costume Design by 
Anna R. Oliver
Lighting Design by Steven B. Mannshardt
Projections Design by Erik Scanlon

THE CAST
Anthony J. Haney
Anna Ishida
Patrick Kelly Jones
Zilah Mendoza
George Psarras
Miles Gaston Villanueva
Sabina Zuniga Varela

Stage Manager Randall K. Lum
ASM Stephanie Schliemann


The Actors and Stage Managers employed in this production are members of Actors Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.


“AFFECTING. ILLUMINATING. Powerful look at a family in crisis. Captures the hope, humanity and offbeat humor.”
The Mercury News


“COMPELLING. BRACING. POIGNANT.”
San Francisco Chronicle


“DAZZLING. A vibrant play of ideas, emotion and heart leavened with abundant humor.”
Out and About


“A STUNNING and POWERFUL production. Highly recommended.”
For All Events

 
“ABSORBING. Director Leslie Martinson has staged powerful moments.”
Palo Alto Daily Post