An incessantly ringing cell phone in a quiet café. A stranger at the next table who has had enough. And a dead man—with a lot of loose ends. So begins Dead Man’s Cell Phone, a wildly imaginative comedy by MacArthur “Genius” Grant recipient and Pulitzer Prize finalist, Sarah Ruhl, author of The Clean House and Eurydice. A work about how we memorialize the dead—and how that remembering changes us—it is the odyssey of a woman forced to confront her own assumptions about morality, redemption, and the need to connect in a technologically obsessed world.


Dead Man’s Cell Phone
by Sarah Ruhl

Directed by Maureen Hennigan

Production Dates:
June 1-4
Barnard Inn Barn
Barnard, VT

Our Cast!

JEAN – Rachel Navaro
GORDON/DWIGHT – Peter Mendes
MRS. GOTTLIEB – Barbara Swantak
HERMIA – Kelly Rossier
GORDON’S BODY – Neal Cronce
OTHER WOMAN – Leah Montalbano
STRANGER – Marcella Williamson


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