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Blue Before Morning

by Kate McGovern

terraNOVA Theater Collective
DR2 Theatre
New York, NY USA
October 2008

direction: Gia Forakis
scenic: Derek McLane
costume: Suzanne Chesney
lighting: Bruce Steinberg
sound/composition: Katie Down
video: S.Katy Tucker

Nominated For Seven New York Independent Theatre Awards, including Outstanding Director.

NYTimes Review:

Theater Review/'Blue Before Morning'
By Anita Gates

Nice performances all around ... Ms. McGovern's dialogue even dares to to raise the kinds of race-related social issues that Bill Cosby was alternately criticized and praised for talking about a few years ago. ...A quirky, personable little [play] with a warm heart.

NYTheatre.com Review:

Blue Before Morning
By Amber Gallery

The experience of Kate McGovern's Blue Before Morning, in the skilled hands of director Gia Forakis, can best be described as the highest quality of naturalism "neat" with just a splash of expressionism. The perfect blend of these two elements creates a work that is both moving in the way only the purest form of "realistic theatre" can be and innovative in style.