The Study (or Reading to Vegetables)

Drama     *     90 minutes     *     3 Women/4 Men

"Reading to Vegetables" at UW 2014 - Beth and Rachel.

“Reading to Vegetables” at UW 2014 – Beth and Rachel.

Rachel, a pre-med college student, takes a job as a research assistant on a psychological experiment. When someone is badly injured, the inquiry focuses on whether she is responsible for what went wrong.  Inspired by Stanley Milgram’s obedience experiments in the 1960’s.

"Reading to Vegetables" at UW.  Three strong women.

“Reading to Vegetables” at UW. Three strong women.

Productions:

  • 2014 – World premiere production at University of Washington – Seattle, WA
  • 2014 – Independence Community College – Independence, KS
"Reading to Vegetables" at University of Washington - poster.

“Reading to Vegetables” at University of Washington – poster.

Reading of “Reading to Vegetables” at the Great Plains Theater Conference in Omaha, NE.

Readings, Awards and Development

  • Reading – 2008 “Seedlings” reading at Theatricum Botanicum – Topanga Canyon, CA
  • Semi-finalist – 2007 Panowski Playwriting Contest, Northern Michigan University – Marquette, MI
  • Short Play Lab Reading – 2006 1st Annual Great Plains Theatre Conference – Omaha, NE
  • Reading in 2005 – Kokopelli Theatre Company – Anchorage, AK
  • Moving Arts’ 2005 Staged Reading Series – Los Angeles, CA

Multimedia

A link to the trailer for the UW production can be found here.