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Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead

Location: 
Kirk Denmark Theatre
Cost: 
Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for seniors, $5 for students, and FREE for UW-Rock County students with I.D. Cash and Checks Only!
Contact: 
trevor.rees@uwc.edu
Dates: 
Fri, Feb 23, 2018, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Description 

The UW-Rock County Theatre Department (U-Rock Theatre) presents "Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead"

February 23 - March 4

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 2pm

***This show contains very strong language and mature themes***

When CB's dog dies from rabies, CB begins to question the existence of an afterlife. His best friend is too burnt out to provide any coherent speculation; his sister has gone goth; his ex-girlfriend has recently been institutionalized; and his other friends are too inebriated to give him any sort of solace. But a chance meeting with an artistic kid, the target of this group's bullying, offers CB a peace of mind and sets in motion a friendship that will push teen angst to the very limits. Drug use, suicide, eating disorders, teen violence, rebellion and sexual identity collide and careen toward an ending that's both haunting and hopeful.

"Good grief! The Peanuts kids have finally come out of their shells." —Time Out NY.

"Inventive and raunchy…hysterically funny." —NY Post.

"DOG SEES GOD doesn't feel like the same old high-school-warfare schlock. The characters—teenage and reckless—are both genuinely sympathetic and unquestionably cruel. Growing more hysterical—and more harrowing—as it flows to an inevitable, uncomfortable end, this taut comedy manages to make tired clichés about stoners and popular homecoming airheads funny and endearing." —NY Magazine.