"Witty, sinister ... a thing of intrigue and dream."WBUR
"NECESSARY MONSTERS is an eccentric, dark delight ... blisteringly funny ... NECESSARY MONSTERS will stay with you."Dig Boston
"Brilliant ... takes us on a journey into the darker regions of impulse and appetite."Boston Globe
"This production is not to be missed."Boston Events Insider


Sex, murder, and terrible danger lurk just around the corner in Necessary Monsters, the new reality-bending comedy from John Kuntz, author of the award-winning plays The Salt Girl and The Hotel Nepenthe. Through a series of intricately connected stories, Kuntz pulls us into the labyrinth of the human psyche for this dream-like and darkly hilarious look at the ways that we do violence and the stories we create to keep us up at night.

Featuring:  Thomas Derrah, McCaelea Donovan, Stacy Fischer, Evelyn Howe, John Kuntz, Georgia Lyman, Greg Maraio, and Michael Underhill.

Run Time: Approx. 1 hour and 50 minutes with no intermission.

Please be Advised: This production includes strobe lights, gunshot effects, and cigarettes smoked onstage.

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