September 8, 2019
Two strangers arrive at a local clinic for their appointments. Neither are there voluntarily. As the waiting room becomes more nightmarish and the clinic’s employees more twisted, the two find themselves at the mercy of a powerful system that considers it a civic duty to relinquish bodily autonomy when called upon.
Free / 45 minutes
The Clinic is a Lone Brick Theatre premier by aspiring playwright Rebecca Gomezrueda, who developed the work in collaboration with the company.
The Clinic marks Lone Brick’s fourth production in the Fringe Festival. Previous entries include the Edgar Allan Poe–themed immersive experiences, Dissever My Soul (2015) and Ashes of a Dead Philosophy (2016) as well as the comic armageddon, Every Day, Apocalypse! (2017).
Lone Brick Theatre is Widener University’s resident theater company dedicated to producing non-traditional theater through innovative scripts, staging, directing, and performance. Drawing from the talent and ingenuity of Widener’s students, faculty, and staff alike, the company also seeks to give a creative voice to the rich diversity of the campus community.
Past productions on our home turf include:
– Lisa Loomer’s Distracted
– Gina Gionfriddo’s U.S. Drag
– Aristophanes’ Lysistrata: A Burlesque Cabaret
– Steve Yockey’s very still and hard to see
– Marsha Norman’s Getting Out
– Eugene Ionesco’s Rhinoceros: A Meditation on Gender Politics
– Pulp-Free Fiction: a parody
– Johnna Adams’s Lickspittles, Buttonholers, and Damned Pernicious Go-Betweens
– Martin McDonagh’s The Pillowman
– Charles Busch’s Psycho Beach Party
– Tracy Letts’s Bug: A Play