Deborah Salem Smith
Love Alone
A drama
"...lucid, deeply nuanced and fearless work." — The New York Times
"...first-rate...a gleaming gem." — The Boston Globe
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PHOTOGRAPHS BY MARK TUREK

After a routine medical procedure goes tragically wrong, a lawsuit ensues and the lives of both the patient's family and the doctor charged with her care are transformed. A lovingly drawn portrait of how we grieve and how we heal. Love Alone received an Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award; an Honorable Mention by the Jane Chambers Playwriting Award; and was a finalist for the National Lambda Literary Award in Drama, as well as the Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE) Award for Best New Play.

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The original song from the end of the play. By Deborah Salem Smith and Peter Mark Kendall. Sung by Whitney White.  
The character Clementine with her band, One-Armed Edna. Music videos by Dominic Abbenante for the PlayMakers Repertory Company production. Original song by Peter Mark Kendall.

"It is real. It is intimate...even as you are reeling from one moving scene, seconds later in the following scene, you'll be smiling. I bit back the tears with laughter."
— Rhode Island Monthly

"...thought-provoking, well-written, and just darn good theater."
— The Providence Journal

"The play is powerful in its subtlety...our sympathies unexpectedly wax and wane as the characters work through their positions...a timely topic...yet, it's also timeless in the way it addresses grief and healing. Take advantage of seeing the world premiere of a play that we expect will go on to be produced around the world."
— The Woonsocket Call

"A truly individual and potent play…a first-rate and evocative work.”
— CVNC Arts Journal

“Smith’s clear, authentic writing…maintains a delicate balance of sadness and humor…these characters are ones that viewers will come to care deeply about."
— Triangle Arts & Entertainment

“Only one thing can possibly redeem us. Consult the [play’s] title for the answer. And see the show.”
— INDY Week

   

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