Ohio State Theatre’s Lab Series continues

September 14, 2016
The Lab Series

An Ohio State student imagines a world where theater has as much support as Buckeye football.

Abigail Johnson, a third-year in theater, is set to present a stage reading of her play, “Friday Night Lights, Camera, Action,” as part of OSU’s Department of Theatre’s Lab Series on Tuesday.

Johnson said she was inspired when walking by Ohio Stadium during a game. A friend wondered what it would be like if theater received the same support as the football team.

Johnson described her work as a play within a play. The work is set in an alternate universe in which theater is as popular as football. The characters watch a play focused on the question ‘What does it mean to be an adult?’, a question she said she still struggles to answer. 

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