|Zoe Lytle, Troy Johnson, Allie Bailey, and Sarah Haas|
In the imagination of playwright Marisa Wergzyn, the so-called “mortal clock” is a pocket watch every human carries within – one whose chain is wrapped around our hearts, with our death date and time engraved within. A swirling mixture of mystery, science fiction, fantasy, magical reality, and even dark comedy, Hickorydickory dares us to contemplate what would we do if we knew the exact minute we will someday die and whom would we tell or not. Further, this 2009 Wasserstein Prize-winning script – now in its Bay Area premiere at Dragon Productions Theatre Company – challenges us to consider what “tethered by love” really means and for what relationships we might take time off our mortal clock and transfer to someone else.
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