Theater + Dance

Running the Gamut: Lightning and Jellyfish

When: Thu., Dec. 5, 7 p.m. 2013

Set in a rock-and-roll poster shop in the '80s, "Lightning and Jellyfish" takes a realistic one-set play and explodes it, taking us into the hearts—and futures—of its characters.

It's about an evening in the life of a young woman on the brink of change--change that she's trying to convince herself that she's ready for. Realism vs. romanticism. Youth and frustration. Coming-of-age as a process rather than as moment. It's about what we forgive in others and ourselves. It's about making a connection right now. It's about how to enjoy Human League without expecting it to be The Beatles.

Lou Harry is arts & entertainment Editor for the Indianapolis Business Journal. His produced plays as author or co-author include "Midwestern Hemisphere," "Beer Can Raft," "The Pied Piper of Hoboken," "The High-Impact Infidelity Diet," and "Going...Going...Gone."

By Lou Harry.

Price: $7 general public, students free with ID. Cash only at the door.

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