No More Sad Things
by Hansol Jung
Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy / 2m, 1f
"No More Sad Thingsis a beguiling, winningly-acted fable about the kind of week-long acquaintance that can change the trajectory of your life." - Time Out Chicago
"A smart, poignant and often funny play that sets you up to watch a typically post-modern, woman-centered romantic comedy, only then to subvert and satirize many of the elements of that genre." - Chicago Tribune, Read More
"No More Sad Things is a beguiling, winningly acted fable about the kind of week-long acquaintance that can change the trajectory of your life." - Time Out Chicago, Read More
"This well-crafted tale of an improbable yet somehow inevitable relationship is a gorgeous piece of theatre [...] Jung indeed is a master of blending, with the past and the present, the real and the theatrical, the idiosyncratically comedic and the deeply sad all weaving seamlessly into one story." - Splash Magazine, Read More
"Hilarious and tender...the language Jung gives [Jessiee] is charming, surprising, and occasionally quite beautiful. - The Stranger, Read More
ON BREAKING CHARACTER
Scene Study and Classroom Reading: Plays for Colleges and Universities
by Becca Schlossberg
August 23, 2019
- Mild Adult Themes
- Minimum Fee: £55 per performance plus VAT when applicable.
- Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
- Duration: 75 Minutes
- Setting: Maui, Ka’anapali Beach.
- Additional Features: No intermission
KAHEKILI - Male, 15 years old. A Hawaiian waterman.
GUIDEBOOK - a guide through things.
- Multicultural casting
- Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
No More Sad Things co-premiered in production by the Sideshow Theatre Company at the Biograph Theatre in Chicago, IL in November 2015 under the direction of Elly Green, and in production by the Boise Contemporary Theatre in Boise, ID under the direction of Julia Ritchey.