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"Nightwork" stars (from left) Alex Young, Jeffrey Moore, Kashif Powell, Dana Marks, and Annie Zipper as five strung-out graduate students (photo by Jay O'Berski)

“Nightwork” Promises More Than It Delivers

Manbites Dog Theater’s world-premiere production of “Nightwork,” a dark comedy written by Monica Byrne and directed by Jay O’Berski, promises more than it delivers. A better title for this uneven, episodic 80-minute play, performed without intermission, might well be “Five Freaked-Out Graduate Students in Search of a Plot.”

"Nightwork" stars (from left) Alex Young, Jeffrey Moore, Kashif Powell, Dana Marks, and Annie Zipper as five strungout graduate students (photo by Jay O'Berski)

“Nightwork” Is an Outrageously Dark Comedy

When “Nightwork” begins, it’s late night in a biomedical research lab and careers are on the line for five high-strung grad students. “The Office” meets “Lord of the Flies” in this outrageously dark comedy.