Winner of Alleyway's Maxim Mazumdar New Play Competition
An idealistic teacher comes face-to-face with a bear in the wilderness and finds himself spiraling into a mid-life crisis. He leaves his partner, child, and students in pursuit of a new career where he forms an unlikely friendship with a young boy, as they help each other step forward into a brave new future. Oh yeah, and Led Zeppelin.
The Buffalo News
April 1, 2022
"Alleyway Theatre’s darkly comic and weirdly wonderful new play BERSERKER is a cautionary tale about facing one’s fears and behaving like a total jerk. Not quite a romp, not really a riot, it’s like what Led Zeppelin fans might call a trip, and a good one at that."
"[Playwright Bruce] Walsh was on hand to offer input as director Robyn Lee Horn turned all these elements into a world of their own. Credit both with being uncompromising in creating a story that is unafraid to wander from the well-worn path."