Love Person

Love Person | Mar 18 – Apr 10, 2016

Written and Directed by Aditi Brennan Kapil New Production; Dramatic Comedy; on the PROSCENIUM STAGE

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Free is a deaf woman in a long-term relationship with Maggie, a professor of poetry. Ram is a Sanskrit scholar starting a relationship with Free’s sister Vic, a two-time loser at love. But love is hard and things get complicated when Free and Ram accidentally strike up a nocturnal email conversation. Four people struggle to communicate, connect, and find love, in this bilingual (ASL and English) romance that will take you on a journey inside your own heart. “… a fascinating brew of emotion, wit and intellect that challenges its audience to reassess how the form of communication shapes understanding.” –Star Tribune

Note on seating: Center seating areas are best for those who are Deaf or hard of hearing to experience this production. Please let us know your needs when placing your ticket order, or send a message to

produced with special support from vsa-logo

and a Mixed Blood Theatre “Disability Visibility” Award

Love Person trailer:

Love Person ASL video:

Love Person – Interviews with the cast and playwright during rehearsal:



Aditi Brennan Kapil – Director

Alison Thvedt – Assistant Director

Bethany McHugh – Assistant Director

Albert Walla – ASL Master

Michael Hoover – Set Designer

Kathy Kohl – Costume Designer

Michael P. Kittel – Lighting Designer

Jacob M. Davis – Sound Designer

Sadie Ward – Properties Designer

Adam Raine – Projection Designer

Megan Fae Dougherty* – Stage Manager

*member, actors’ equity association

LOVE PERSON Content Analysis

Park Square wants your theatergoing experience to be as enjoyable as possible. Following is a list of content within Love Person that may be of concern to some members of our audience. Please understand that some information may give away surprises within the story. The information is provided to help you make informed decisions. Keep in mind that the language and themes outlined below, taken out of context, may seem more offensive than they would be within the context of the actual play. If you have any questions about the play’s content, please contact Michael-jon Pease, executive director, at 651.767.8497 or

Love Person is suitable for adults and teenagers. 

Synopsis Free should be devoted to Maggie, but she may be falling in love with Ram – accidentally. Free is deaf, and Ram teaches Sanskrit, but in their late-night internet exchanges they discover a deep connection based on the mystical affinity between their languages. Four people struggle to communicate in ways they can all understand in this confirming multilingual tribute to the power of love. Even if you don’t look, speak or love like these characters, they will take you into your own heart’s journey.

Adult Language Love Person contains adult language both in ASL and in English, thirty-three uses of f*ck, twelve of sh*t, six of *ss, five of d*yke, and one each of h*ll, d*mn, and b*tch.

Violence None. Drugs/Alcohol/Smoking One character is a heavy drinker.

Sexual References/Nudity There are sexual references and adult situations.

Other Mature Themes The play deals in themes of sexual identity and fidelity.

Running Time 2 hours with one intermission.

This show has closed.

Love Person | Mar 18 – Apr 10, 2016 on the PROSCENIUM STAGE

Note on seating: Center seating areas are best for those who are Deaf or hard of hearing to experience this production. Please let us know your needs when placing your ticket order, or send a message to

P: Preview  B: 99¢ Bargain Preview  $: Pay What You Will Wednesday  O: Opening Night D: Post-show Discussion   AD: Audio Description   C: Open Captioning Pricing (Standard/Premium Seating): Previews $27/37; Regular Run $40/60. Discounts available for seniors, those under age 30, and groups.

Opening Night Friday, Mar 25 Join the cast, director and production team for a champagne party in the lobby of the Proscenium Stage after the show. Free with the price of your ticket! 

Pay What You Will – Wednesday, Mar 30 We have a price for you (yes you), starting at $15! Use these codes to select your price: P15, P20, P25, P35, P40.

Theatre Fan Night Out Four tickets for $99. Use code FAN when ordering. Valid for Fri, Mar 18 at 7:30; Fri, Mar 25 at 7:30; Thurs, Mar 31 at 7:30. Offer not valid with previous purchase or other discounts. All shows, dates, access services, artists and prices subject to change.


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