by Ella Road

U.S. Premiere

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In a world where health, wealth and happiness depend on one single genetic test — dictating everything from credit rating to dating prospects — phlebotomy reigns supreme. But how far will people go to beat the system? Ella Road’s provocative first play forces us to question the value we place on one another, whether knowledge really is power, and if love truly can conquer all. Appropriate for ages 14 and up.

The Phlebotomist was a finalist for the 2018-2019 Susan Smith Blackburn prize, and nominated for the 2019 Lawrence Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre.

Limited Run:

July 16-31, 2021


Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance
440 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877

“A gripping piece with some gasp-worthy moments using both head and heart to ask what it is we really value and why.”

The Guardian »

“A gripping and unsettling play that asks important questions about who and what we value”

The Financial Times »

“Introduces controversial matters and paints an allegoric image that draws a chilling comparison to today’s world.”

Broadway World »

“Road’s deeply humanist play paints a persuasive portrait of a not-so-distant world.”

Telegraph UK »


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