SWIMMING IN THE SHALLOWS to Open 5/2 at convergence-continuum
convergence-continuum continues its 2014 Season with the Cleveland premiere of Swimming in the Shallows a comedy by Adam Bock. Barb finds out that Buddhist monks in Thailand only own eight things and wonders if that is all she wants. She starts giving away her things, but her husband Bob keeps buying her new ones. Donna wants Carla Carla to marry her, but Carla Carla doesn't like that Donna smokes. Nick falls in love with a shark at the aquarium. They go on a date to the beach, and Nick tries not to sleep with the shark too fast. Plus dream sequences. Plus a wedding.
Swimming in the Shallows is directed by convergence-continuum's Lisa L. Wiley, and features company actors Amy Bistok, Rob Branch and Zac Hudak and newcomers to the Liminis stage Linda Sekanic, Monica Zach and Ryan Edlinger as the Shark.
Swimming in the Shallows opens Friday, May 2 and runs at 8 pm, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through May 24 at the Liminis, 2438 Scranton Rd., Cleveland, OH 44113 in the historic Tremont neighborhood. Tickets are $15 general admission, $12 for seniors and $10 for students. Reservations and information are available at convergence-continuum.org or 216-687-0074.
Swimming in the Shallows is the second play in convergence-continuum's three-play series "The Menagerie Surreal," which started with Lobster Alice in March/April and will culminate with Erin Courtney's A Map of Virtue in June/July. The series is supported in part by the residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.