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Gruesome Playground Injuries

A Darkly Humorous Drama

February 28 – March 16

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Thursdays at 7pm

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm

Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30pm


General Admission: $29

Students / Seniors (65+): $26

This show is included in our subscription packages. Information on how to purchase and redeem can be found here.


Our neighbor "The Puddle Dock" restaurant and its sister restaurant "Tour" on Lafayette Road, are both offering a 10% discount on food to Players' Ring patrons! Visit their websites to reserve, and present your ticket when you ask for your check.

Gruesome Playground Injuries

By Rajiv Joseph
Directed by Tyler Christie

This irresistibly unconventional drama tells of a different kind of love through sharp humor and even sharper insights into the human condition.


After the success of “Is Edward Snowden Single?” and “The Aliens”, Players’ Ring and Bardo present a thrilling and atypical love story. Doug and Kayleen meet at the nurse’s office in their elementary school; she’s got a painful stomach ache, and he’s all banged up from a running dive off the roof of the school. Over the next thirty years, these scar-crossed lovers meet again and again, brought together by injury, heartbreak, and their own self-destructive tendencies. With great compassion and humor, playwright Rajiv Joseph (Broadway’s Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo) crafts a compelling and unconventional story about the intimacy between two people when they allow their defenses to drop and their wounds to show.

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