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Island Theatre presents "Gruesome Playground Injuries"

Presented by Island Theatre at Online/Streaming

Jun 21 2020
Island Theatre presents "Gruesome Playground Injuries"

A script-in-hand performance of this poignant comedy by acclaimed playwright Rajiv Joseph, in two online streaming presentations. Saturday June 20 and Sunday June 21 at 7:30. Free.

Island Theatre presents a script-in-hand performance of the poignant comedy Gruesome Playground Injuries by Rajiv Joseph in two online streaming presentations. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 20 and Sunday, June 21. Performances are free, with donations welcome. To watch, go to  or

This is definitely not your typical love story. Doug and Kayleen meet at the nurse’s office in elementary school. She’s got a stomach ache; he’s all banged up from diving off the school’s roof. Over the next 30 years, these scar-crossed lovers meet again and again, brought together by injury, heartbreak, and their own self-destructive tendencies. With great compassion and humor, playwright Rajiv Joseph crafts a compelling and unconventional love story about the intimacy between two people when they allow their defenses to drop and their wounds to show.

“Rajiv Joseph is an artist of original talent.” —NY Times


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