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Tuesday, September 18, 2007

from Boonville to Berkeley: Bulrusher

Eisa Davis's play Bulrusher, which was nominated for a 2007 Pulitzer, is coming to the Ashby Stage in Berkeley Sept. 19 to Oct 21. I'm going Thursday night with a Mendocino friend--it's pay what you can the first weekend.

The play is written partly in the Boonville dialect known as Boontling. You don't have to be able to harp the ling to get the play, but here's the playwright's glossary in case you want to bone up beforehand (click images for larger versions):

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