SKYLAR'S SYNDROME is a tremendous psychodrama by master playwright Gavin Kayner and directed by the brilliant Sally Kaplan. Once upon a time an exceptionally unattractive man takes an exceptionally fine and attractive woman home with him. Skylar is deformed, Karen is wheelchair bound. An unspeakable evil tests the fight for their lives. The drama is unmatched in this horrifying tale of love, redemption and the ties that bind. On the anniversary of Skylar's mother's death, he holds Karen hostage from her abusive husband Brandon. Meanwhile Skylar's sister Susan threatens to devastate their lives forever.
For Ages 13 and up only!
Gavin Kayner's plays have won numerous awards and been stage-read, workshopped and produced to generous critical commentary. Some of his award-winning dramas include Noche de los Muertos, The Funniest Joke in the World, Thumbs. Hokey Pokey and The Language of Flowers. Critical notes for Flowers include 'a hauntingly beautiful play' - Shirley Gottlieb - Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle. 'A tragedy of Shakespearan proportions' - Chuck Graham for Tucson Stage. 'One of the most well written plays I've read in a long time.' - Audrey Singer - Actor's Forum - LA