(This article, by James Fritz, Scarlett Plouviez Comnas, and Thomas Martin, was posted 4/21 in the Guardian.)
"They tell you it's authentic, but it's not. We were stitched up," claims one character in Lines, our new play currently running at the Rosemary Branch theatre. While London Road, a music drama based on real-life testimony gathered after the Ipswich murders has recently opened at the National theatre, our show imagines the consequences of a documentary theatre production going horribly wrong. What if a verbatim play left one of its subjects so aggrieved, we speculate, that he attacked the actor who was portraying him?