How is it That We Live or Shakey Jake + Alice

by Len Jenkin

A World Premiere

September 13 – October 7, 2018

Directed by Undermain Artistic Director Katherine Owens

Opening Night Saturday September 15, 2018

 Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm with Sunday 2:00 matinees

How is it That We Live or Shakey Jake + Alice traces the arc of the lives of two lovers through the years, from the first kiss to the last goodbye and everything in between. On the road, in an indelible American landscape, Shakey Jake + Alice launch themselves on a poetic quest as they dance to the end of love. Longtime Undermain collaborator Len Jenkin explores the psyches of life-long partners to answer the question, “How is it that we live?”

“It’s as if someone forgot to tell playwright Len Jenkin and Undermain Theatre that new plays are not supposed to be this good.”
~Nancy Churnin, Dallas Morning News


Bruce DuBose
Clarence Nightingale

Danielle Georgiou
Snake Hips/Little Sister


Jim Jorgensen
Shakey Jake

Shannon Kearns


Len Jenkin

Katherine Owens -director

Katherine Owens 

John Arnone

John Arnone
Scenic, Lighting, and Costume Design

Linda Noland
Properties Design

Paul Semrad

Paul Semrad
Sound Design

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