Two plays by Taylor Gruenloh, lecturer in arts, languages and philosophy, have upcoming premieres this spring. The plays and venues are:
- “Adverse Effects” is a drama about a Midwestern, middle-class married couple struggling with the unexpected death of their daughter while battling against the interests of pharmaceutical representatives, medical researchers and a local journalist looking for the truth. It runs from Thursday, March 22, to Sunday, April 15, on the Atlantic Stage at Myrtle Beach Mall in South Carolina.
- “Purple Heart City” is a drama about a family in a small community dealing with radiation exposure after nuclear waste leaks into a nearby creek. The play runs from Friday, March 16, through Sunday, March 25, at the Tesseract Theatre Company in St. Louis.