Good People


Presented by StageWest

by David Lindsay-Abaire (Pulitzer Prize winner for “Rabbit Hole”)

PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS NO PERFORMANCE ON THURSDAY, FEB. 21

Iowa Premiere Production                 
Tony Award Nominee for Best Play

THE STORY: Margie Walsh can’t catch a break. Laid off from her job at the dollar store, Margie is faced with the reality that South Boston is providing her the same level of opportunity it always has: none. Wry, rough around the edges and ready to make a change, she goes to seek out the one who got away – both from “Southie” and from her. Instead, she finds herself in the burbs and out of her element, facing the question – is opportunity granted or earned? Nominated for a 2010 Tony Award for Best Play, Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire’s Good People takes an affectionate look at the ‘haves’ and ‘have nots’ through the eyes of characters who won't be ignored.

In addition to being nominated for a Tony Award, Good People was named Best Play of 2010-11 by the New York Drama Critics Circle, as well as featured on the 2011 “Top Ten” theater lists of New York Magazine, Newsday, Time Out New York and the Associated Press


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Ticket Information

Group Tickets: Not Available
Donors: Sold Out
General Public: Sold Out
Because of the mature content, this production is recommended for ages 16 and above. Children under the age of five will not be permitted into the theater without a ticket.
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