The Flats

FALL 2020




By Lauren Gunderson, Cleavon Smith, and Jonathan Spector
Directed by Josh Costello



Top Bay Area playwrights Lauren Gunderson, Cleavon Smith, and Jonathan Spector team up to create an original audio drama, THE FLATS, for Aurora Theatre Company. Aurora Artistic Director Josh Costello directs actors Lauren EnglishAnthony Fusco, and Khary Moye in this new story that speaks directly to our present moment in all its complexity.

The residents of a Berkeley triplex are thrown together by a shelter-in-place order due to a mysterious threat. Brooke is a Black man navigating the white world of supposedly liberal Berkeley. Harmony is a white suburban mom away from her kids for the first time in years. Leonard is an aging hippie with a theory that might change everything. When the old system is thrown into chaos, how do we build a new world together?

The Flats