This comedic drama follows young Dot DiPrima as she confronts the ways in which her world and wisdom evolve after discovering she’s losing her eyesight. Never self-pitying, only spirited and spiritual, Dot rebuilds her life, creating a family of society’s outsiders whose true beauty isn’t always visible to the human eye. The people and experiences she draws to her take her on a comedic and compassionate ride to a place of true vision.

Cast Requirements

3 men
3 women


Winner: Francesca Primus Prize (1999); Samuel Goldwyn Award (1999).

Production and Development History

Productions: Meadows Basement (2005); Hyde Park Theatre (2002); Dallas Theater Center (2002); Manhattan Theatre Club (2001).

Workshops: Public Theater (1999); Denver Center for the Arts (1999).