Deborah Zoe Laufer

Plays by Deborah Zoe Laufer

audio End Days

LA Theatre Works
Type: Audio

In Deborah Zoe Laufer's End Days, a suburban family is undergoing a spiritual crisis following the September 11th attacks. Sylvia Stein has turned to Christianity to save her disaffected husband Arthur and her rebellious teenage daughter Rachel. But as Sylvia races around preparing for the Rapture, Rachel is learning that there are more things in Heaven and Earth than are dreamt of in her philosophy.

An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring:

Josh Clark as Jesus and Stephen Hawking

Shannon Cochran as Sylvia Stein

Dane DeHaan as Nelson Steinberg

Arye Gross as Arthur Stein

Kenneth Houston as the Bully

Kate Rylie as Rachel Stein

Directed by Michael Hacket. Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood in 2010.

End Days is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Major funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world.

Featuring: Josh Clark, Shannon Cochran, Dane DeHaan, Arye Gross, Kenneth Houston, Kate Rylie

Deborah Zoe Laufer's plays have been produced across over eighty different playhouses in America, and also in Europe, Canada, and Russia. She was the recipient of the 2007 ATCA/Steinberg citation for End Days, a play about the relationship troubles of sixteen year-old Rachel Stein in the light of an impending apocalypse. Her other awards include the Helen Merrill Playwriting Award and the Lilly Award, among various grants. She studied at the Juilliard School, New York.