COAAST (Creating Outreach About Addiction Support Together) Presents “Four Legs to Stand On” @ AS220’s Blackbox
Come laugh and indulge in a powerful story about addiction, family, and recovery!
At AS220’s Blackbox Theater, 95 Empire St. Providence, RI
Four Legs To Stand On is a modern American family story. All is not well on the home front. Sam is freshly home from his first year at college and finds himself and his family in new, strange territory. Two illnesses are eating away at his family’s foundation. Only cancer is allowed a voice at the dinner table. Substance abuse and addiction are the other malady. This story exposes the secrecy that shrouds the topic of addiction. Opening up to this problem and highlighting the importance of support and family are the goal and the hope. Through humor and realism contrasted against hypocrisy this story invites the audience to take a seat at the table. We all need to acknowledge our American struggle with addiction. It is as close as friends and family.
Written by: Ana Bess Moyer Bell
in collaboration with Maya Hormadaly & Jessica Schroeder
Directed by: Lara Hakeem
Actors: Cam Torres, Amy Thompson, Paul Kandarian, Rachel Tonderault
Outreach Coordinator: Rachel Bartels