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The Way We Live Now

text by
Susan Sontag

An unnamed man is dying of an unnamed disease, and twenty-six of his friends [Aileen, Betsy, Clarice, Donny, Ellen, Frank, Greg, Hilda, Ira, Jan, Kate, Lewis, Max, Nora, Orson, Paolo, Quentin, Robert, Stephen, Tanya, Ursula, Victor, Wesley, Xavier, Yvonne, & Zack] discuss the fluctuating state of his health and spirits through snippets of overlapping conversations, rumours, prognostications, and hopes.

Based on Susan Sontag's acclaimed short story, published in The New Yorker on 26 November 1986.


Jyoti Dogra
Rehaan Engineer

directed by
Rehaan Engineer

Performed at Ranga Shankara, Bangalore, 23 October 2007

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