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Sea Wall

Prerecorded performance streaming on January 8, 9, 10, 15, 16 & 17 at 7pm PST

Written by Simon Stevens
Directed by Harriet Owen-Nixon
Performed by Michael Winder

Alex loves his wife, his daughter, his city, his job. But sometimes the force of life can crash against you. Sea Wall is a delicate monologue, completely devastating and beautifully powerful. Alex’s story begins full of clear light and smiles, as he speaks about his wife, visiting her father in the South of France, having a daughter, photography, and the bottom of the sea. But his contentment falls away into deep and heart-breaking grief, crumbling to pieces with a vividness that is incredibly moving. Sea Wall was first performed in 2008 at the Bush Theatre in London.

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A powerful, black box theatre experience in the heart of Downtown Salem

The mission of the Verona Studio is to offer a performing arts experience that is bold and challenging to our audiences, that presents the best in the contemporary and classical repertoire, that will showcase local talent, and that will provide an opportunity to explore the diversity of human experience; to offer educational opportunities to individuals who wish to explore the performing arts and to develop their skills in all areas of performance and production; and to foster performing arts endeavors in the Salem community.

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