WRITTEN BY MONA PIRNOT
DIRECTED BY PETER J KUO
PRODUCED BY SFBATCO
2023 Helen Hayes Nominee for Outstanding New Play or Musical
A searing one-act play interrogating the collision between privacy rights and our intimate relationships.
Georgia’s husband Corbin has landed his dream job as a product engineer working under a tech superstar. Georgia is thrilled–that is, until she learns that the company demands round-the-clock monitoring of their devices. Mona Pirnot’s dynamic one act relentlessly dissects a relationship brought to the brink of ruin by an exposed lie, and raises the question of how much personal privacy we should expect from our friends, employers, and partners in the digital tech era.
“★★★★★…the language sparkles, bounces, whirls, and promenades”
— CHARLES KRUGER, THEATRESTORM
“‘Private’ is the surveillance drama for our moment…Peerzada keeps digging until she finds a BS-free pearl at the core…with Cabrera’s versatile performance slowing time itself.”
— LILY JANIAK, SF CHRONICLE
“At once funny, intimate and of-the-zeitgeist”
— JEAN SCHIFFMAN, BAY CITY NEWS
“Peerzada and Cabrera sizzle with electric synergy…Don’t miss this layered examination of privacy and intimacy in the digital age”
— JEANETTE QUICK, THEATRIUS
Sound Design, Music Composition by Ray Archie of Brooklyn Sound Lab