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Past Production

Good Goods

By Christina Anderson
Directed by Marissa Wolf+
May 31, 2012–Jun 23, 2012
West Coast Premiere
Venue: Boxcar Playhouse

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Details

In a small Black town that doesn’t appear on any map, a young man is summoned back to run his family-owned general store. Past and present collide when four lost souls reunite, forcing Stacey Good to confront long buried feelings for Wire, his childhood best friend. Partnerships dissolve, alliances shift, and romances ignite as a tragic accident unleashes the town’s mysterious history. Blurring the line between body and spirit, GOOD GOODS is an otherworldly love story of the (dis)possessed.

Featuring: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Anthony Rollins-Mullens, Armando McClain, Lauren Spencer, David E. Moore, Mollena Williams+

Assistant Director: Michele Leavy+

Movement: Rami Margron+

Set Design: Emily Greene+

Sound Design: Madeleine Oldham

Costume Design: Miyuki Bierlein

Props Design: Chelsea Pegram

Video Design: Rebecca Longworth

Lighting Design: Masha Tsimring

Stage Manager: Mina Sohaa Smith

Production Manager: Stephanie Alyson Henderson+

Assistant Stage Manager: Alexandra Woolman

Assistant Set Design: Margot Leonard

Reviews

“A little bit weird (in the most wonderful way) and a whole lot good, Christina Anderson’s Good Goods is a captivating drama that becomes a highly satisfying love story – or love stories to be exact.” Chad Jones, TheaterDogs

“If Tennessee Williams had been born black, he might have written a play like Christina Anderson’s “Good Goods,” receiving a stellar West Coast premiere by the ever-adventurous Crowded Fire Theater.” Jeanne Schiffman, The Examiner