Pocatello

Playwright: Samuel D. Hunter

Rights: Samuel French

Synopsis: Eddie manages an Italian chain restaurant in Pocatello – a small, unexceptional American city that is slowly being paved over with strip malls and franchises. But he can’t serve enough Soup, Salad & Breadstick Specials to make his hometown feel like home. Against the harsh backdrop of Samuel D. Hunter’s Idaho, this heartbreaking comedy is a cry for connection in an increasingly lonely American landscape.

Ratings:

Language: 16+

Adult Content: 13+

Violence: All Ages

Pay attention to: Character vomits on a table and it gets cleaned up by waiters.

Flexibility: All changes must be approved in advance.

Production notes: The play takes place entirely on the floor of a nation-wide Italian restaurant. franchise in Pocatello, Idaho. The set should be specific enough that we know exactly what it is but general enough that it could be anywhere in the country. Lots of food.