The New Normal Rep’s Play Date Podcast is an extension of New Normal Rep: A New Theater for a New Era. Jack and John will talk with those in the New York theater community about storytelling in the year 2022.
New Normal Rep is dedicated to presenting both new and underproduced plays via the internet, in ways that maintain the essential dramatic spirit and nature of both the works and the theatrical experience itself.
STEP 9 tells the story of Emily, a woman wrestling with the implications of prosecuting the man who raped her in college 30 years ago. Is she willing to relive the horror of that night in the pursuit of justice? Pressured by both her strong-willed, pragmatic mother and her daughter, a passionate 21-year-old social justice warrior, Emily grapples to balance her need for due process with her emotional well-being.
Told with raw emotional honesty and surprising moments of humor, STEP 9 confronts our collective sense of justice, the political tensions of three generations of feminists, and the precarious balance between social obligation and self-care.
Emily is wrestling with the implications of prosecuting the man who raped her in college 30 years ago. Pressured by her strong-willed mother and her social justice warrior daughter, Emily grapples to balance her need for due process with her emotional well-being.
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