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    Love and Information 


    directed by MICHAEL DOVE


    September 28 thru October 21, 2017



    Love and Information is a fast moving kaleidoscope of over 60 moments of intimate whispers, philosophical exchanges, and life-changing revelations by more than a hundred characters trying to make sense of what they know. Someone sneezes. Someone can’t get a signal. Someone shares a secret. Someone won’t answer the door. Someone put an elephant on the stairs. Someone’s not ready to talk. Someone is her brother’s mother. Someone hates irrational numbers. Someone told the police. Someone got a message from the traffic light. Someone’s never felt like this before.




    Caryl Churchill (playwright) has written for the stage, television, and radio. This marks Forum’s fifth production of Churchill’s work after Mad Forest, The Skriker, Drunk Enough To Say I Love You?, and Seven Jewish Children – a play for Gaza. Her other stage plays include Cloud Nine, Top Girls, Serious Money, Far Away, A Number, Owners, Objections to Sex and Violence, Light Shining in Buckinghamshire, Vinegar Tom, Traps, Three More Sleepless Nights, Fen, Softcops, A Mouthful of Birds, Icecream, Lives of the Great Poisoners, Thyestes translated from Seneca, Hotel, This is a Chair, Blue Heart, A Dream Play after Strindberg, Bliss, translated from Olivier Choinière, Ding Dong the Wicked, Here We Go, and Escaped Alone.


    Michael Dove (Director)is a native of Stuarts Draft, Virginia and attended James Madison University with a few of the other co-founders of Forum Theatre. He has lived in DC since 2003 and his passion for theatre is only rivaled by his undying love for Manchester United. At Forum, he has directed the NNPN Rolling World Premieres of Building the Wall and Steve Yockey's Blackberry Winter and Pluto, I Call My Brothers, Passion Play, Agnes Under the Big Top, the world premiere of Holly Down In Heaven, Church, Mad Forest, Scorched, Angels in America: Perestroika, Amazons and Their Men (co-directed), dark play or stories for boys, Marat/Sade, Antigone, Valparaiso, Rockaby and Rough for Radio (for the DC Beckett Centenary Festival), The Memorandum, Hamletmachine, BECKETT: The Shorter Plays and the upcoming Building the Wall. His other credits include Seminar at PlayMakers Rep, Blackberry Winter at Orlando Shakes, 4000 Miles at Vermont Stage Company, When the Rain Stops Falling, Doubt, and Side Man at 1st Stage, A View From the Bridge at Cape Fear Regional Theater, The Twelve Days of Christmas by Renee Calarco at Adventure Theatre (world premiere), La Corbière at Solas Nua (co-directed), The Water Engine and Metamorphoses at Montgomery College, as well as shows for the Imagination Stage Conservatory, Source Festival, and the world premiere of Human Capacity at the University of Maryland.  He is an Associate Member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society and Board Member of theatreWashington.