Climbing With Alma is the story of an enigmatic encounter or unplanned meeting between an old woman called ALMA and an officious, mysterious middle-aged man and the surprising inner journey they go on together which is both vertical and horizontal. The play is about ninety minutes and is performed without an intermission. This world premiere is the debut production of the new non-profit theater, Poor Players of the Bay Area. Poor Players is dedicated to creating a new repertoire for the young and the old.
James Keller and Vilma Vitanza
Directed by James Keller
The Unknown Soldier is directly connected with Climbing With Alma as the second play of two, under the umbrella title of Two-Part Invention.
A therapist takes a shell-shocked man on a journey back to his roots to find out who he is. The play is 55 minutes.