They Know Not:

A Burlesque Tragedy

of Epic Proportions

by Jennifer Skura Boutell

In a crumbling chain hotel, two estranged daughters, come together to care for their dying, demented mother. Each of their traumatic pasts and shaky futures converge in one night of surreal, burlesque devastation. Together, this prickly family of three, find their deepest love, longing, and losses as they attempt to escape an ancestry of demons as well as the rented room they seem unable to leave.

  • Cast Size: 3W
  • Running Time: 90+ minutes
  • Royalty Rate: $75 per performance

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About the Playwright

Jennifer is an American-born published writer, an experienced actor, theatremaker, and teaching artist who has collaborated on stage and screen for over 35 years with some fine, fine folks including the upcoming FADlab at Windmill Arts. She was born and raised in Texas, moved to California, started a family in New York, and lives with them in Georgia. 


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