Charlie's been missing, and his roommates have a lot of questions for him.
Trapped by a storm on the night of his mysterious return, they each discover how easy it is to miss the mark when it comes to the people you love.
With heart, humor, and a touch of the bizarre, AGNES explores vulnerability, our limited understanding of Asperger's, and how we strive for human connection, even when it seems impossible.
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Lesser America is dedicated to quality entertainment that puts the audience first, fulfilling the promise of affordable, accessible theater for the 21st century. Recent notable premieres include Trevor by Nick Jones, directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel; Carnival Kids by Lucas Kavner, directed by Stephen Brackett; Wyoming by Brian Watkins, directed by Danya Taymor; The Bachelors by Caroline V. McGraw, directed by Portia Krieger; Half Moon Bay by Dan Moyer, directed by Jess Chayes; and in a word by Lauren Yee, directed by Tyne Rafaeli. Lesser America has held residencies at Theater for the New City and Cherry Lane Theatre. AGNES is Lesser America’s first production with 59E59.
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"Tender, funny... an excursion into the depths of longing, examining the ties that bind too tightly and the connections that are dangerously frayed." -The New York Times, Critic's Pick
"Funny and revealingly earnest." - The New Yorker
"A thoroughly engaging production that shows McMullen to be a writer with a great ear for dialog and the ability to create quirky yet genuinely believable and appealing characters." - Talkin' Broadway
"Just the right balance of drama and humor." - Broadway World
"Compelling drama which moves from funny to touching on a dime... first-rate theater." - Berkshire Fine Arts
"The most impressive theater-piece yet, to take us on a whirlwind ride through the mind and heart of a person living with Autism but in a context of rich human relationships, ambitions, loves (and lusts), humor, and insight." - NY Theater Buying Guide