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“2 Across” is a delightful comedy play that takes place on a San Francisco BART train (Bay Area Rapid Transit). The story revolves around two strangers, a man and a woman, who find themselves sitting together on a morning commute. As the journey progresses, they engage in a clever and humorous battle of wits through a crossword puzzle.
The man, an uptight and analytical psychiatrist, is fully engrossed in solving the crossword puzzle, while the woman, a free-spirited and witty advertising executive, is more interested in engaging in playful banter. The crossword puzzle serves as a catalyst for their conversations, providing a backdrop for their evolving relationship.
As the train ride continues, the characters gradually reveal glimpses of their personal lives, sharing their frustrations, dreams, and disappointments. Through their interactions, they challenge and support each other, slowly breaking down their emotional barriers and forming a connection that transcends the confines of their train compartment.
“2 Across” is a heartwarming and humorous exploration of human connection, unexpected encounters, and the power of shared experiences. It invites the audience to reflect on the serendipitous moments that bring people together and the profound impact they can have on our lives. With its clever wordplay and genuine charm, the play leaves a lasting impression and celebrates the beauty of human connection in the most unexpected of places.
By Jerry Mayer
For every event we need volunteers to manage our box office, our concessions area, and usher. Box office volunteers require training, but all others need no prior experience. Concessions volunteers and ushers get to see the event for FREE! If you enjoy seeing our productions and have an evening or afternoon to spare, this is the perfect volunteer opportunity for you!