Written by Annie Baker

August 9th-August 19th
Thursday 2pm & 8pm, Friday 8pm, Saturday 2pm & 8pm, Sunday 2pm


“I don’t think I’m good enough. I don’t know. I’m not like a genius…or anything.”

“How do you know?”

Jasper and KJ have created their own universe behind a local coffee shop. What could these two drop-outs possibly teach 17-year-old Evan about life? James Barry, Joel Ripka, and Paul Pontrelli star in this play by Amherst native, MacArthur Fellow, and Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Baker.

2018 Season Sponsored by Richard and Carol Seltzer
Artistic Director Sponsored by Jessica and Fred Olefson
The Aliens Sponsored by Helene and Whiting Houston.

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*James Barry – Jasper

*Joel Ripka – KJ

*Paul Pontrelli – Evan

*Denotes member of Actors Equity Association, the Union of Actors and Stage Managers in the United States


Playwright: Annie Baker

Director: Daniel Elihu Kramer

Scenic Design: Ed Check

Costume Design:Stella Schwartz

Lighting Design: Lara Dubin

Sound Design: Tom Shread

Stage Manager: Meg Lydon*