In the year 2160, a decades-long drought has the people of Eastern and Western Washington fighting over a dwindling water supply. But when the state launches a youth migration program to ease tensions and foster understanding, the fight gets personal in one Shoreline home.
About The Playwright
Beverly Aarons is a writer, artist, and game developer. She works across disciplines exploring the intersections of history, hidden current realities, and imagined future worlds. She specializes in making unseen perspectives visible and aims to infuse all of her creative work with a deep sense of emotionality. In August 2018 she produced a live action game and multidisciplinary event where community members worked together to envision an economic future for coming generations. She’s won several awards and grants, including the Guy A. Hanks, Marvin H. Miller Screenwriting Award, Community 4Culture Fellowship, Artist Trust GAP Award, 4Culture Creative Consultancies Award, and the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture smART Ventures grant. She’s currently working on a series of nonfiction stories about ordinary people doing extraordinary things in their local communities, developing the video game Rent Hike, and producing an immersive theatrical experience about the future of human migration.