NATALIE
This is the threshold of revelation, Principal Benson.
I kinda like it here. 

WHEN LAST WE FLEW 
3W, 3M

After stealing his local library’s only copy of Angels in America, misfit teenager Paul locks himself in the bathroom and begins reading the landmark play. He soon finds that his life and the lives of those around him in his small Kansas suburb are about to take flight, and over the course of a seemingly ordinary day, extraordinary things start to happen…

Productions

TheatreLAB, Richmond, 2015: dir. Chelsea Burke

World premiere, Diversionary Theatre, San Diego, 2012: dir. Colette Robert

New York International Fringe Festival, New York City, 2010: dir. Colette Robert

Readings/Workshops

Workshop, About Face, Chicago, 2014: dir. Lisa Portes

Workshop, Sundance Institute Theater Lab, New York City, 2010: dir. Colette Robert

Workshop, Lincoln Center, New York City, 2009: dir. Colette Robert

Workshop, Freedom Train Productions, New York City, 2008: dir. Colette Robert

Awards

*Richmond Theatre Critics Circle Nominations for Best Actor (Marquis Hazelwood) and Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Raven Lorraine), 2015
*GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding New York Theater: Off Off Broadway, 2011
*New York International Fringe Festival Excellence in Playwriting Award, 2010

Press

“If you think there's no fresh way left to tell a gay coming-out tale, then you haven't seen Harrison David Rivers' exhilarating new play When Last We Flew…”  --Erik Haagensen, Backstage
Full Review: http://www.backstage.com/review/ny-theater/off-off-broadway/when-last-we-flew/

“Harrison David Rivers’s ambitious drama vibrates with potential; the spirit of the piece, which owes an overarching debt to Tony Kushner’s Angels in America (a revival of which approaches at the Signature), is imaginative and humane.”  
--Adam Feldman, Time Out New York
Full Review: http://www.timeout.com/newyork/upstaged-blog/fringe-festival-review-when-last-we-flew

“…Not since I discovered Annie Baker or David Adjmi have I found a writer with such a refreshing, authentic voice. When Last We Flew is a show that just needs to be seen.”  --David Gordon, nytheatre.com
Full Review: http://www.nytheatre.com/Review/david-gordon-2010-8-19-when-last-we-flew

"...a surprisingly humble, human, and heartfelt drama, leavened with large slices of humor."  --David Timberline, STYLE Weekly
Full Review: http://www.styleweekly.com/richmond/review-theatrelabs-when-last-we-flew-at-richmond-triangle-players/Content?oid=2196566

"'when last we flew' is an overwhelmingly successful intersection of reality and fantasy..."  --Julinda Lewis, Richmond Times Dispatch
Full Review: http://www.richmond.com/entertainment/arts-theater/article_8a3060aa-c09b-584b-839a-ee892a3f02a4.html

“… the result is one of the best (and most unique) coming of age stories I’ve seen onstage…” --Steven Stanley, StageSceneLA
Full Review: http://www.stagescenela.com/2012/11/when-last-we-flew/