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The story is a retelling of the love that exists between the sister’s Procne (Kate Kilbane) and Philomela (Lila Blue) from Ovid’s Metamorphoses. It is described as “part concert, part play, and part dream”. Procne’s father is about to marry her off , the sisters are not having it and run away. The darkness they encounter causes some hesitation to continue, but God (Julia Brothers) takes an interest in the sisters, and brightens up the moon to help them find their way.
You can catch the Bay Area debut of, “The Kid Thing” directed by Becca Wolff, at the New Conservatory Theatre Center until December 13. The play written by playwright Sarah Gubbins was the winner of the Joseph Jefferson Award for Best New Play 2012 and an Edgarton Foundation New American Play Prize.