Written largely in the first person from Sam's experience as a childhood cancer survivor, Afterward mixes medical memoir with scenes which use superhero movie tropes to explore the themes of illness, trauma, survivorship, and anxiety.

Directed by Sarah Hughes

With Becca Blackwell, Nikki Calonge, Toussaint Jeanlouis, Lucy Kaminsky & Kourtney Rutherford

Assistant Director / Stage Manager: Nic Adams Sound Designer: Michael Clemow Set / Costume Designer: Christopher Heilman Producer: Bailey Williams

Performance History:

Columbia New Play Festival, Ford Foundation Studio, Signature Theatre. April 21st-24th, 2016.

Prelude 2015, Martin E. Segal Theatre Center. October 9th, 2015. (work-in-progress excerpt)

The cast for the Prelude workshop was Becca Blackwell, Lucy Kaminsky, Ronald Peet, and Sam West.

Photos by Kelly Stuart