Origin Story

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Somewhere in the American Midwest, a mysterious comic book with supernatural powers is threatening the livelihood of a small town called Nowheresville. The highways have become rivers, ordinary citizens have sprouted tentacles, and a bizarre double-murder has the whole community bewildered. Why Nowheresville? Why now? And most importantly: What’s the story behind this meddlesome comic book’s devious author?

Cast Requirements

5-10 men/women, flexible

Production and Development History

Developed: The Public Theater; Sundance Theatre Institute; Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company; The Kennedy Center; American Repertory Theater; and The Hangar Theater.