Conceived by Erin Schlabach and Meredyth Hunt
Directed by Erin Schlabach
Created by the Ensemble
Liesel Euler, Andrew Heffernan, Meredyth Hunt,
Gabi Mayorga, Aidan McCollough, Sadie Schwolsky
January 28, 29 and February 8, 9, 10
at Son of Semele Theater
Inspired by Ibsen’s A Doll's House and underworld mythology, Before All Else is an ensemble-driven, highly physical imagining of Nora’s inner revolution to know herself after she leaves her husband, children, and everything she has ever known. We are taken on an epic quest through the depths of the underworld as Nora excavates where she has been and where she is going. Humorous and heartbreaking, Before All Else is an inventive unraveling of grief and loss, the search for self and the fear and excitement of what is to come....