“[A] wonderful little historical play that takes a chance encounter between a nun, a bereft mother, and a famous artist and turns it into life-affirming art. .” — Susi Westfall, Literary Director, City Theatre
New York during World War II. A nun, eagerly collecting scrap metal for the war effort, and Alexander Calder, desperate for raw material for a new sculpture, plead with a grieving mother, clutching a crushed tin airplane tightly to her chest. Will she let go? And for what?
Vertical Constellation with Bomb was anthologized in the Best American Short Plays 2014-2015.
You can learn more about Vertical Constellation with Bomb on the New Play Exchange.