By Thom May
Directed by Jess Shoemaker
When Flo has a psychotic break in her first year at college, her itinerant uncle Ira shows up believing he has the cure for her illness. Ten months later, Flo is hiding out in her mom’s shed while she rethinks life with a new diagnosis, her parents Harriet and Matthew are navigating their “unrequited” divorce and Ira is trying to help Flo recover with his own idea of treatment. Flora Circular is a darkly comic family drama that spans from Amherst to Istanbul and back in search of a cure for the past.
The running time for Flora Circular is two hours with one intermission.
Contains some mature content and mention of suicide.
March 12-13, 15, 26, 30 at 7:30 p.m. and March 16, 31 at 2:00 p.m.
There will be no performances the week of Spring Break between March 18-22.
Community Engagement Events
There will be a post-performance discussion with members of the creative team following the performance on Sunday, March 31, location to be announced.