i r l (in real life)
by Rick Robinson · March 18 - April 17, 2005
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i r l (in real life) When the four characters in "i r l (in real life)" arrive in Los Angeles for a convention of their favorite online game, "Wizard's Exile," they are thinking of more than just swords and dragons: longtime friends online, they've decided to use this convention as an excuse to meet for the first time "in real life." What they find at the convention hall is sometimes more and sometimes less than what they'd hoped, and they all must struggle to come to grips with the differences between their idealized online personas and their more complicated real-life selves.

The original version of "i r l (in real life)" was performed only four times as part of the 2002 Los Angeles Edge of the World Festival, where Backstage West called it "a fetching fable for our times." This new version brings back the original cast, with a new script from Rick Robinson, direction by Joshua N. Hsu, and all new digital content.

production details

March 18 - April 17, 2005
Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
(Fri & Sat: 8PM, Sun 7PM)

Paul E. Richards' Theater Place
2902 Rowena Ave
Silverlake (Los Angeles 90039)
click here for directions

This production has closed after a successful run

cast & crew

Director: Joshua N Hsu
Playwright: Rick Robinson
Stage Manager: John David Wallis
Costumes: Samantha White
Composer: Eli Hludzick
Digital Editing: Chad Schnaible
Press Contact/Production: Shannon Nelson

Gavin: Gary Karp
Nathan: David Nett
Reyes: James Paul Xavier
Michelle: JoAnna Senatore

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