The Catch

America’s national pastime meets America’s financial meltdown.  A ruined dot-commer plots to regain his fortune.  His plan: to catch a star slugger’s record-breaking home run ball.  This tragic comedy explores our national obsession with instant wealth, optimism, and sports.  Based on true events. 

Cast: 3M, 2W

Production:  Denver Center Theatre Company, Jan. 2011, director Lou Jaco

National Awards:   TCG Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award  (Also nominated for the Harold and Mimi Steinberg/American Theater Critics Association New Play Award and the William Inge Festival Otis Guernsey New Voices Playwriting Award.)

Regional Awards:  Henry Award for The Best New Play in Denver, Westword “best of” award for Best Premiere of a Play.

Development:  Denver Center’s Colorado New Play Summit, Atlantic Theater Company, Hartford Stage’s Brand:NEW Festival, New Harmony Project