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The Language Archive

July 10–August 4
Lucie Stern Theatre

Sara Krulwich

A quirky, comic drama about communication—its potential and its limits—this romantic parable for our times features a linguist at a loss for words, especially the vocabulary of the heart. Balanced delightfully between affection and adversity, it is the whimsical, life-affirming chronicle of a brilliant scientist who fights to preserve the dying languages of far-flung cultures, only to neglect the promise and passion of his own.