LPCA presents David Parr’s play ‘Pluto is Listening’

LAKE PLACID – The Lake Placid Center for the Arts will present New York playwright David Parr’s latest play “Pluto is Listening.”

Performances will held at 8 p.m. be Friday and Saturday with a matinee performance at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Tickets are available by calling the LPCA Box Office at 518.523.2512 or online at www.lakeplacidarts.org.

About ‘Pluto is Listening’

In the remote town of Pluto, Ohio, lonely outsiders Grace Grady and Benjamin McCoy form an unlikely bond that survives two decades and a series of overwhelming obstacles. The mystery-drama Pluto is Listening explores the bittersweet trajectory of an intense friendship fueled by alternative substances, coded language and blurred realities.

About the playwright

David Parr’s first play Zack & Jill premiered as part of Bailiwick Theatre’s 1994 Director’s Festival in Chicago where it was chosen as Best of the Fest. His short Where Were You? appeared in Live Bait Theatre’s 1995 omnibus Dear Jackie: Queen of Camelot Remembered. His comedy-drama Eleanor Rigby is Waiting premiered at the 2004 New York International Fringe Festival. Parr wrote the book and lyrics for the musical The Great White Way, with music by Rebecca Cordes, which workshopped at the 2007 New York International Dance Festival. In June 2008, his short play South Delancy was selected as part of The Metropolitan Playhouse’s East Village Chronicles, directed by Melissa Maxwell. His most recent play, Mimi at the 44th Parallel, made its world premiere at Dallas’s Out of the Loop Festival in March of 2010.