On Our Shelves Now
Dark ComedyCharacters: 4 males, 3 femalesAre news and entertainment interchangeable? A cocksure TV bigshot faced with dwindling ratings installs America's favorite news anchor as host of a popular reality show. Meanwhile, in Middle America, a houseful of roommates bickers over high-stakes real-world conflicts: Merv doesn't clean the bathroom. Someone ate Alice's yogurt. And the rent is long past due. When reality collides with reality TV, we find ourselves front and center in a drama that holds the nation riveted. Our House is a deliciously scathing new comedy that takes on a media-obsessed culture intent on turning even the most sobering crisis into sexy entertainment.A darkly comic look at America's obsession with "reality" television.Our House had its New York City premier at Playwrights Horizons in 2009.