THIS STORM IS WHAT WE CALL PROGRESS

by Jason Grote

Rorschach Theatre 2008

WORLD PREMIERE

“The world premiere of Jason Grote’s THIS STORM IS WHAT WE CALL PROGRESS is both mind-blowing and a bit mind-numbing, but as modeling clay for a troupe that likes to get its mitts on provocative, idea-crammed and still-evolving theater, it’s primo material.” – Washington Post

"THIS STORM IS WHAT WE CALL PROGRESS is right in Rorschach’s wheelhouse: a marriage of magic and the mundane, where wine and sacred blood soak a Metro card (which will be used to cure a hip ailment) and where a nameless woman with silver skin (Rena Cherry Brown) seeks out a young man, either to father the Messiah or in order to eat him. It is a beautifully written, flawlessly executed piece of work.” – DC Theatre Scene

"...a sexy and meditative staging" – DCist