HERE Presents: 7 Minutes

March 17 - April 10, 2022 - 6:30pm, 1:30pm

7 Minutes

Waterwell, in association with Working Theater, present the U.S. Premiere of 7 Minutes
By Stefano Massini
Translated by Francesca Spedalieri
Directed by Mei Ann Teo
March 17-April 10
Tuesday- Saturday, 6:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, 1:30 p.m.
90 minutes
Based on actual events, 7 Minutes depicts an urgent meeting of the 11 women elected to the union council of their rural Connecticut textile factory. Changes at the factory seem inevitable when new owners take over, giving the council only 90 minutes to vote on a decision with serious consequences for everyone at the factory. Tempers flare and anxieties boil over as individual needs, perspectives and suspicions vie for position while the clock runs down.
Best known in New York for his acclaimed play The Lehman Trilogy – a searing study in the unfettered pursuit of wealth by early captains of American industry – Massini tracks in 7 Minutes the lasting effects of the capitalist system they helped build on the workers of today, who bear the brunt of ever-tightening productivity demands and decades of government policy and business interest weakening the labor movement.
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