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The truth is a jumping off place, Kate.  
It's my story. I can add hope if I want.

Order is the name of the game in this D.C. proofreading office, but things are all off today. It’s 90 degrees in October, an error has been made on a major account, and someone is going to be fired. As three proofreaders ponder their futures, they become haunted and inspired by memories of a coworker whose body may have washed up on the Potomac today. Who is the next to go? Or are they already gone? A dark comedy about the ways in which we try to stay afloat.

Washed Up Cast




Why? Is it a library? I don't see any homeless people!


I'm not supposed to be here.

I'm a rock star. And what do rock stars do, Sherri? They rock and roll, baby. They rock and roll.

The Cast includes Austin Blunk (Wellesley Girl, Wondrous Strange & Dracula with Actor’s Theatre of Louisville), Crystal Finn (Villa with PlayCo; Kingdom Come at Roundabout; Pocatello & Antlia Pneumatica at Playwrights Horizons), Adam Green (Signature; Red Bull; Second Stage; two-time Helen Hayes Award nominee), Jennifer Morris (Mr. Burns, Gone Missing, The Ladies & You Better Sit Down with The Civilians), Debargo Sanyal (Vanity Fair with Pearl Theatre Co.; Page 73/WP’s When January Feels Like Summer at EST; Bunty Berman Presents with The New Group), and Jacque Emord-Netzley (Catchpole at The Players Theatre).


The production team specifically for WASHED UP ON THE POTOMAC is David M. Lawson (Sound Design), David Bengali (Projections), Sarah Lunnie (Dramaturge) and Kaila Galinat (Production Stage Manager).


"Smart, hilarious...Washed Up on the Potomac is one of the most entertaining shows I’ve seen all year… Etched into vivid relief by a superb cast."

Jon Sobel, Blog Critics

“Snappy” and “sharp” 

The Village Voice

"Acting as producers, the authors certainly have done elegantly by their plays!"

The Village Voice