Discover the artists and history behind I Need That in the Upstage Playgoer’s Guide. This guide includes interviews with members of the creative team, an exploration of the “It” items of past decades, aging and caregiving, and consumerism in the US.
Table of Contents
Learn about the context for the play and dig into the artistic choices made by the show's creative team.
A Note from Interim Artistic Director Scott Ellis
The Culture of Consumption
I Need ‘It’: It Items in History
Aging and Caregiving
Insight from the artists involved in I Need That.
Find discussion starters for before and after the show, as well as downloadable activities for students.
Discover past Roundabout productions in "From the Archives."
Please note, these interviews and articles were written and published prior to previews. If any edits are made due to a change in the script, staging, or by artist request, the article will be updated. The date of the update will be noted at the end of the article.
I Need That Upstage Contributors
Daniel Robert Sullivan
|WEB DESIGN||Pat Budris
|SPECIAL THANKS||Jennifer DiBella
This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.