An unexpected death throws Fay and her daughter Rachel together for the first time in years. When a friendly police officer attempts to ease their suffering, their funny, frustrating relationship takes on a new life. Chicago playwright Joel Drake Johnson's hilarious and harrowing new work examines how the relationship between a parent and a child constantly changes, yet always stays the same.
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Cast & Artists
The Upstairs Theatre production, The Fall to Earth introduces Chicago playwright Joel Drake Johnson to Steppenwolf audiences. His association with ensemble member Rondi Reed, however, goes back farther than that. Backstage asked these two natives of Dixon, Illinois to sit down and reminisce about their hometown and growing up together.