2 men: 2 total
In this riveting psychological thriller, a high-school vice principal and a Middle Eastern–born transfer student engage in a politically and emotionally charged game of cat and mouse, with dangerous consequences.
DR. DANIELSON, male, middle-aged, white.
KHADIM ASMAAN, male, 18, Middle Eastern.
2007, Just before Spring Break
A public high school in America
"High school is a model fascist state. [Joseph] adroitly shows how power dynamics can turn on a dime." —TheaterMania.com
"Joseph has a gift for penetrating to the depths of human nature. As he explores the question of guilt—in all its forms, for all its reasons—there's barely a wasted word." —Boston Globe
About the Author
Rajiv Joseph is an American playwright and a 2010 Pulitzer Prize Finalist for his play, "Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo." His productions include "Gruesome Playground Injuries," "Animals Out of Paper," "The Leopard and the Fox," "Huck & Holden," and "All This Intimacy." The North Pool premiered in 2011 at Theatre Works in Palo Alto. He received his BA in Creative Writing from Miami University and his MFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. He served for three years with the Peace Corps in Senegal.