LAST LOVE A WORLD-AT-WAR PLAY - Tragic Comedy
LAST LOVE: All that Rises Must Burn
Length: full-length (90 minutes)
Characters: Lucida, Charles, Sally, Mitzy, Chinese Delivery Man
Genre: Comic Tragedy
Drunken poetry. Competitive sex. Furniture hurling.
Two couples battle in a mountainside house as an international terror crisis looms outside. A darkly funny and expressionistic look at cycles of violence -- from couples arguing over the toilet seat to troops fighting in the Afghanistan War.
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"Penetrating humor and emotional veracity in Papadopoulos' sure, heightened dialogue." -Robert Avila, San Francisco Bay Guardian
"Laugh-out-loud funny..." -Centralian Advocate, Australia
Co-Winner: Project Footlight, Algonquin Productions.
Selection: Algonquin Plays, Volume 1; Byrdcliffe Theater Festival