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Area theater company presents new reading by valley playwright

This weekend, writer Paul Andersen explores the complexity of family dynamics in his newest play, “Boxes in the Attic.”

Thunder River Theatre Company presents Andersen’s account of three siblings as they clean out their childhood home after the deaths of their parents. The staged reading takes place at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Waldorf School.

During the play, found objects in “Boxes in the Attic” provide a postmortem for a disjointed family. As “Boxes in the Attic” unfolds, the discovered items symbolize the future for many American families, which often face disarray and disconnection at the liquidation of an estate.

A surprise ending helps the play’s main characters ” the Miller siblings ” understand a broader definition of family while underlining the importance of truth and honesty in sibling relationships.

Andersen, a professional writer for 25 years, started in journalism in Gunnison, Crested Butte, and Aspen, and has worked as a freelancer for the past 12 years. He is an author, screenplay writer, editor, historian, magazine contributor, songwriter, seminar leader for the Aspen Institute, and columnist and contributing writer to the Aspen Times.

Audience discussions will follow Andersen’s readings. For further information, call 309-5398.


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