Rec Room Arts

THE CHILDREN

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THE CHILDREN

NOVEMBER 9 - DECEMBER 7

by LUCY KIRKWOOD
directed by BRANDON WEINBRENNER

TONY AWARD NOMINEE: BEST PLAY
HOUSTON PREMIERE

Two retired nuclear engineers in an isolated cottage on the lonely British coast as the world around them crumbles. Together they are going to live forever on yogurt and yoga, until an old friend arrives with a frightening request.


REVIEWS

“THIS IS SCI-FI…WITH REAL PEOPLE, REAL DILEMMAS, REAL SCOPE. IT’S REALLY GOOD.”
-Time Out

“GRIPS COMPULSIVELY.”
-The Guardian

“AN ASTONISHMENT! BRISTLING WITH CHILLS AND SUSPENSE.”
-The New York Times

“AN EXCELLENT PIECE OF WRITING”
Chicago Tribune

“THOUGHT-PROVOKING AND HAUNTING.”
NY Daily News

 

“PROFOUND, PROVOCATIVE & EMOTIONALLY HARROWING.”
- NY1 News

“CLEAVER AND HEARTBREAKING”
- New York Magazine

“ANYONE WHO SEES IT WILL FIND IT HARD TO STOP THINKING ABOUT THE UNIVERSAL AND TROUBLING ISSUES IT RAISES”
- Newsday

“UNSETTLING AND PROVOCATIVE”
- Chicago Tribune


CAST & ARTISTS

ARTISTS

Playwright LUCY KIRKWOOD
Director BRANDON WEINBRENNER
Scenic Designer STEFAN AZIZI
Stage Manager ALLISON VIERA

CAST

SUSAN KOOZIN
SALLY BURTENSHAW
JOHN FELTCH


REC ROOM SEASON TICKETS

2019/20 Packages now Available!

ANYTIME TICKETS
Reserve tickets to all 4 of our 2019/20 main-stage shows at a 10% discount. Anytime Season Tickets are available for all performances.

WEEKNIGHT TICKETS
Reserve tickets to all 4 of our 2019/20 main-stage shows at a 35% discount. Weeknight Season Tickets are available for Wednesday and Thursday performances only.


CONTENT ADVISORY

1 hour 45 minute, no intermission


CONTENT ADVISORY

We do not offer advisories about subject matter, as sensitivities vary from person to person. If you have any questions about content, age-appropriateness or stage effects (such as strobe lights or theatrical fog) that might have a bearing on patron comfort, please contact info@recroomhtx.com.

 

2019/20 SEASON

Join us for our 4th season of innovative work featuring fresh and energetic voices—four plays with the power to entertain, challenge and fearlessly reflect our world.