Discover the artists and history behind Primary Trust in the Upstage Playgoer’s Guide. This guide includes interviews with members of the cast and creative team, an article on the function of “third places” in society, information on the loneliness epidemic in the US, discussion questions to get you thinking, and downloadable activities for teachers and students.
Table of Contents
Learn about the context for the play and dig into the artistic choices made by the show's creative team.
Spotlight on Primary Trust
A Note from Interim Artistic Director Scott Ellis
The Third Place Onstage in Primary Trust
Plays About Small Town American Life
Adult Loneliness—An Epidemic in Modern America
A Brief History of Tiki Bars
Glossary of Basic Banking Terms
Insight from the artists involved in Primary Trust.
Find discussion starters for before and after the show, as well as downloadable activities for students and teachers.
Discover past Roundabout productions in "From the Archives" and learn about careers in the theatre industry in “Career Spotlight.”
Primary Trust Upstage Contributors
Paul Brewster McGinley
This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.