The Language of Angels – UW Drama @ Jones Playhouse (Seattle – U-District)

November 20, 2022 @ 2:00 pm

By Naomi Iizuka
Directed by Valerie Curtis-Newton

Many years after their friend Celie goes missing in the caves near a rural North Carolina town, many of her close-knit friends recall the inexplicable impacts of her loss. As the play unfolds, we see how Celie’s disappearance continues to affect each of them in different ways. Against the echoes of Celie’s ghostly cries, the survivors continue to struggle to unravel the mysteries of that fateful night. In this haunting yet touching play, Iizuka weaves a story on grief, loss, guilt, and karma into a play with elements of Japanese Noh drama set in Appalachia.

Location: Jones Playhouse (University Ave.), near UW main campus

Tickets ($23) here.