GRAY PEOPLE Key Art by Jake Thompson

GRAY PEOPLE

By Kerry Kazmierowicztrimm

 

Length: 90 Minutes

 

Age Range: Adult

Trust and loyalties shift as James, Jenny and Adam tensely await a late-night delivery in the woods... unsure what to believe about each other, and increasingly uncertain of their fate.

 

Performance History:

Force of Nature Productions 

OC-Centric New Play Festival

 

Awards:

"Best Play - Local" BroadwayWorld L.A Award nomination
Better Lemons Critics' Choice Award 2018

Better Lemons DoubleSweet Award 2018 

Examiner’s "Best of Orange County Theatre" 2014

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Tickets to Gray People, produced by Force of Nature (Jan. 17-Feb. 7), available here.

Reviews:

"Kerry Kazmierowicztrimm is a playwright who bears watching...He has a knack for setting people in tight situations, where their rubbing up against one another will produce not only friction but insight, as each one’s outer layers fall away." - Mark Hein, Theatre Ghost

"Kazmierowicztrimm has a wonderful knack of peeling off layers of character until we see the rawness that truly drives them. Gray People delves into the lives of people who have been pushed to the grey edges of society, and we start to see how perception can all-too-often be at odds with fact. One can even feel sympathy for characters we logically know we should despise, but human beings are never simply black or white." - Matt Ritchey, Gia on the Move

"Having seen a few works by playwright Kerry Kazmierowicztrimm, I went into Gray People expecting fascinating, deeply troubled people in a heart-breaking situation.  He did not disappoint." - Zahir Blue, Night-Tinted Glasses

"Conversation crackles like a thriller, but at the heart of this night rests the discovery that every person we meet reveals only a part of themselves to us. It’s emotional territory viewed through a slightly grim, dramatic filter." - Russell Eaton, My Haunt Life

"... What that cargo is and what their roles are slowly unwind, and while it takes a few very dark and vicious turns, Kazmierowicztrimm's script is more of an absorbing character study of very different people who share a harrowing bond. He does an excellent job of capturing the complex backstories of these troubling characters in relatively few pages, something less-talented playwrights have problems with in plays that are twice as long." – Joel Beers, OC Weekly

 

Gray People is available to read here.

 

Production Photos

 

 

 

 

GRAY PEOPLE Drew Petriello and Laura Zen
GRAY PEOPLE Ed Dyer and Drew Petriello_P

© 2018 by Kerry Kazmierowicztrimm

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