Left Quad. Right Quad. Lunge. A fierce girls’ soccer team warms up for games and practice. From the safety of their indoor soccer field, the team kicks around everything from balls to politics. Each one struggles to hang on to her individuality while remaining a part of the group. Take a first-hand look at nine young women exploring who they are and who they want to become in a complicated world.
“DeLappe has created an ensemble of distinct female characters without leaning on romantic partners or traditional feminine tropes to define them.” – Hayley Levitt, Theatremania
“The scary, exhilarating brightness of raw adolescence emanates from every scene of this uncannily assured first play by Sarah DeLappe.” – Ben Brantley, The New York Times
“The Wolves is a delightful meditation on society, sex, and soccer…DeLappe’s dialogue is hilarious and idiosyncratic, moving swiftly from gross-out humor to pain […] She offers us ninety minutes in a smart, sympathetic, female world. It’s a patch of Astroturf I would gladly set foot on again.” – Miriam Felton-Dansky, The Village Voice
The Wolves will be directed by Heidi Van. The cast features the talents of Carla Noack, Emilie Leia Karas, Chioma Anyanwu, Molliann McCulley, Lauren Moore, Hannah Elizabeth Freeman, Chelsea Kinser, Un Joo Christopher, Hannah Woosley and Yetunde Felix-Ukwu. The production team includes Tanya Brown (stage manager), Lydia Krause (assistant stage manager), Christian Taylor (scenic designer), Zach Kuhl (UMKC technical director), Bryce Foster (lighting designer), Zack Pierson (sound designer), Wallace McCanless (sound engineer), L.A. Clevenson (costume designer), Selena Gonzalez-Lopez (properties designer), Emily Swenson (dramaturg), and Kate Hershberger (production assistant).
The Wolves is on Unicorn Theatre’s Jerome Stage located at 3828 Main Street, Kansas City, MO 64111. The show runs November 28th to December 30th, 2018. Previews are November 28th, 29th, and 30th 2018. Opening Night is December 1st, 2018. Performances run Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8:00 p.m., and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. For those who are unable to afford a full price ticket, they may “Pay What U Can” at performances on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; because we believe art is for everyone. Check the website for our holiday schedule.
Tickets are now on sale. Call 816-531-PLAY (7529) EXT. 10, go online at www.UnicornTheatre.org or buy in person during box office hours located at 3828 Main St., Kansas City, MO 64111. Special discounts are available for groups of 10+, seniors (65+) and students.