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