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REGIONAL PREMIERE DRAMA

The Wolves

by Sarah DeLappe

June 1–29, 2019

For this pack of elite teenage female athletes, intensity is not a perfume label.

Drive. Ambition. Endurance. Precision. We’re not talking about any high school girls’ soccer team; we’re talking about a pack of female warriors, determined to win. Infused with the raw jagged energy of youth, The Wolves offers a refreshingly complex depiction of girls navigating friendships, growing up, confronting the future—and trying to score a few goals. Immediate and timely, this ferociously contemporary coming-of-age drama explores the aggression and teamwork of sports and adolescence with an unflinching and compassionate eye. A 2017 Pulitzer Prize finalist, Sarah DeLappe’s widely-acclaimed firecracker of a debut is a fierce and unexpected play that has been taking the theater world by storm with its powerful reflection on society, sex, and soccer.

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This production contains mature language and content and may not be suitable for all audiences.

Approximate running time: 90 minutes with no intermission