A truly unique piece of theatre is entering its third weekend of performances at the Alliance Theatre.

Bess Wohl’s Small Mouth Sounds started performances on October 4, beginning its four-week run on the Alliance’s intimate Hertz Stage. Centered around a silent meditation retreat, the play features limited dialogue and yet provides rich content that encourages audience members to think about the true meaning of communication and what it takes to bond people together. Get a taste for the world of the play with the official production shots, below!


Encore sat down with award-winning playwright Bess Wohl for a special look at the play through her eyes. “So much of theatre is about need and transformation,” she shares. “And the reason that people come to these retreats is because they need to be transformed in some way. The environment just felt really rich, and so I started exploring how to write a play about a silent retreat.” Click here or pick up this month’s Hertz Stage edition of Encore to read the full interview.

Photo credit: Greg Mooney

Small Mouth Sounds runs through October 27. Click here to purchase discounted tickets from $12.50-$22.50.

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