The Antipodes by Annie Baker


The highly anticipated new play from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of The Flick.

“A paradoxical, puzzling, compellingly hypnotic work.” —Village Voice

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In Annie Baker’s The Antipodes, a group of people sit around a table telling, cataloging, and theorizing stories. Their purpose is never clear: are they brainstorming ideas for a TV show? A film? A mythology? This is a world where ghostly fables co-exist with mundane discussions of snacks and sexual exploits, where the vague instruction to tell stories about “something monstrous” though “it might not be a literal monster” becomes maddeningly impossible. Part satire, part sacred rite, The Antipodes asks what value stories have for a world in crisis.

The Antipodes by Annie Baker
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