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The Effect

Dates: Apr 17-May 10, 2020
Run Time: TBA
Location: The Falls Theatre

Hearts racing. Minds reeling. Knees buckling. Connie and Tristan have palpable chemistry— or is it a side effect of a new antidepressant? They are volunteers in a clinical trial, but their sudden and illicit romance forces the supervising doctors to face off over the ethical consequences of their work.


Creative Team
Tracy Young, Director

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Thursday, May 7, 2019

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—New York Magazine.

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