Weathering

RUNNING TIME
105 minutes, including intermission

DOORS OPEN
1 hour prior to performance

LOCATION
Penumbra Theatre
270 N. Kent St
St. Paul, MN 55102

PREVIEWS
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Wednesday, October 12, 2022

OPENING NIGHT
Thursday, October 13, 2022

ASL PERFORMANCE
Saturday, October 29, 2022 at 7:30pm

Map & Directions

ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE

Harrison David Rivers’
WEATHERING
Directed by Colette Robert

Please note, we are canceling the remaining performances of Weathering due to cast illness. Patrons with tickets to our Friday, November 4 through Sunday, November 6 performances will be notified and provided with the option of a full refund or credit toward a future performance. Patrons may also choose to make a tax-deductible gift by donating the value of their tickets. Thank you for understanding as we prioritize the health and safety of our Penumbra community. 

What happens when a circle of women surrounds a couple experiencing excruciating loss? Can the wound ever close? Rivers’ first commission for our stage reflects the pain of generations of Black women in a story of deliverance from grief.

Please be advised this play explores themes of pregnancy loss and contains strong language.

Sponsored by HealthPartners and Regions Hospital

 

 

MULTIMEDIA AND PRESS

ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT
Harrison David Rivers is an award-winning playwright, librettist and television writer based in St. Paul, Minnesota. His plays include The Bandaged Place (Playwrights’ Center, Roundabout), We Are Continuous (Williamstown Theatre Festival, Geva Theatre Center), This Bitter Earth (Playwrights’ Center, New Conservatory Theatre Center, Penumbra, About Face, Theater Alliance, Richmond Triangle Players, The Road, InterAct, TheatreWorks Hartford), Where Storms are Born (Williamstown), When Last We Flew (NYFringe, Diversionary, TheatreLAB, Real Live Arts, Out Front), and the musicals Five Points with Douglas Lyons and Ethan Pakchar (Theater Latté Da), We Shall Someday with Ted Shen (Signature Theatre,  Theater Latté Da) and I Put A Spell on You with Nubya Garcia. Harrison has received commissions from Roundabout, Yale Rep, Transport Group, Penumbra, TheatreWorks Hartford and the Public Theater, among others. His television credits include One Of Us Is Lying (Peacock) The Nevers (HBO), Wytches (Amazon) and The Plot (Hulu). Harrison sits on the Board of Directors of The Movement Theatre Company and the Playwrights’ Center. He is a graduate of Kenyon College and the Columbia School of the Arts.

FEATURE STORIES
“Loss is wrapped up in love in new play Weathering at Penumbra” via StarTribune

REVIEWS
Weathering is a buoyant blast of joy at Penumbra” via StarTribune
“Penumbra’s Weathering is a warm, humane exploration of loss” via Pioneer Press
Weathering at Penumbra” via Cherry & Spoon
Weathering Penumbra” via Talkin’ Broadway

DATES AND TICKETS

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 // 7:30PM

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 // 7:30PM

Thursday, October 13, 2022 // 7:30PM

Friday, October 14, 2022 // 7:30PM

Saturday, October 15, 2022 // 2:00PM

Saturday, October 15, 2022 // 7:30PM

Sunday, October 16, 2022 // 4:00PM

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 // 7:30PM

Thursday, October 20, 2022 // 7:30PM

Friday, October 21, 2022 // 7:30PM

Saturday, October 22, 2022 // 2:00PM

Saturday, October 22, 2022 // 7:30PM

Sunday, October 23, 2022 // 4:00PM

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 // 7:30PM

Thursday, October 27, 2022 // 7:30PM

Friday, October 28, 2022 // 7:30PM

Saturday, October 29, 2022 // 2:00PM

Saturday, October 29, 2022 // 7:30PM

Sunday, October 30, 2022 // 4:00PM

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 // 7:30PM

Thursday, November 3, 2022 // 7:30PM

Friday, November 4, 2022 // 7:30PM

Saturday, November 5, 2022 // 2:00PM

Saturday, November 5, 2022 // 7:30PM

Sunday, November 6, 2022 // 4:00PM