What Do We Need To Talk About?

What Do We Need To Talk About? $15.99

Richard Nelson

Published by Broadway Play Publishing

2 Male 3 Female

In the midst of our unsettled world, The Apple Family - last seen in 2014 - make their return

Though not over the dinner table but this time via Zoom

This hour-long play picks them up in the midst of their now suspended and quarantined lives

They talk about grocery shopping, friends lost, new ventures on a hoped-for horizon, all during a time when human conversation (and theater) may be more needed than ever before


"Infinitely poignant" ~ The New York Times, Critics Pick

"The first great original play of quarantine" ~ The New Yorker

"The best example of Zoom theatre I have watched so far" ~ The Guardian, Five Stars

"It’s almost like you are watching a new art form being born" ~ Vogue

"It couldn’t be more relevant to how we are right now" ~ The Washington Post

"Immensely tender and beautifully constructed new drama that responds directly to the current situation" ~ Financial Times

"The Apple Family plays - No previous works of theater have been topical in the resonant and specific ways of The Apple Family plays … They are a rare and radiant mirror of the way we live" ~ Ben Brantley, The New York Times

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