Ideation
by Aaron Loeb

Productions (10)
  • Comic Thriller
  • 85 - 95 minutes
  • 1 f, 4 m
  • Set: An office conference room with chairs, a whiteboard and a speakerphone
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-68069-071-2

Ideation
by Aaron Loeb

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Productions (10)
  • Comic Thriller
  • 85 - 95 minutes
  • 1 f, 4 m
  • Set: An office conference room with chairs, a whiteboard and a speakerphone

Ninety minutes from now, a group of stressed-out corporate consultants is slated to present their work on a mysterious project. It's time to brainstorm within the morally ambiguous parameters they've been given so they can make it to their kids' soccer games and continue their ill-advised affairs. But as they work, the question of what they aren't being told looms ever larger, becoming harder to ignore. If something truly monstrous is going on, it wouldn't be happening over Starbucks scones . . . would it? A ferocious and hilarious thriller.

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Ninety minutes from now, a group of stressed-out corporate consultants is slated to present their work on a mysterious project. It's time to brainstorm within the morally ambiguous parameters they've been given so they can make it to their kids' soccer games and continue their ill-advised affairs. But as they work, the question of what they aren't being told looms ever larger, becoming harder to ignore. If something truly monstrous is going on, it wouldn't be happening over Starbucks scones . . . would it? A ferocious and hilarious thriller.

Special feature: Whiteboard Diagrams from San Francisco Playhouse Production

  • Comic Thriller
  • 85 - 95 minutes
  • 1 f, 4 m
  • Set: An office conference room with chairs, a whiteboard and a speakerphone
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-68069-071-2

Published Reviews

"The sinister tangos with the madcap in Ideation."

The New York Times (Critic's Pick)

"Devilishly funny and demonically dark, Loeb's hilarity makes us, as the title suggests, think."

San Francisco Chronicle

"Loeb's script is smart and funny and full of surprises."

KQED

"Deeply engaging and unsettling--it is also bitingly funny."

Theatre is Easy

"A timely, wonderfully crafted play that is both insightful and humorous . . . a show you will be thinking about long after the curtain call."

Broadway World

Production History

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Production Group
Location
OCT 19, 2017 - NOV 12, 2017
Theatre Exile
Philadelphia, PA United States
Theatre Exile Philadelphia, PA United States
SEP 21, 2017 - OCT 14, 2017
OpenStage Theatre
Fort Collins, CO United States
OpenStage Theatre Fort Collins, CO United States
SEP 02, 2017 - SEP 24, 2017
New Repertory Theatre
Watertown, MA United States
New Repertory Theatre Watertown, MA United States
JAN 26, 2017 - MAR 12, 2017
Urbanite Theatre
Sarasota, FL United States
Urbanite Theatre Sarasota, FL United States
MAR 05, 2016 - APR 17, 2016
Off-Broadway (San Francisco Playhouse)
New York, NY United States
Off-Broadway (San Francisco Playhouse) New York, NY United States
FEB 27, 2016 - MAR 20, 2016
Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company
Boulder, CO United States
Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company Boulder, CO United States
JAN 21, 2015 - FEB 22, 2015
Capitol Stage
Sacramento, CA United States
Capitol Stage Sacramento, CA United States
SEP 27, 2014 - NOV 09, 2014
San Francisco Playhouse, Main Stage
San Francisco, CA United States
San Francisco Playhouse, Main Stage San Francisco, CA United States
NOV 16, 2013 - DEC 07, 2013
San Francisco SandBox
San Francisco, CA United States
San Francisco SandBox San Francisco, CA United States
JUL 20, 2012 - JUL 28, 2012
Bay Area Playwrights Foundation
San Francisco, CA United States
Bay Area Playwrights Foundation San Francisco, CA United States
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Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
OCT 19, 2017 - NOV 12, 2017
Theatre Exile
Philadelphia, PA United States
Theatre Exile Philadelphia, PA United States
SEP 02, 2017 - SEP 24, 2017
New Repertory Theatre
Watertown, MA United States
New Repertory Theatre Watertown, MA United States
JAN 26, 2017 - MAR 12, 2017
Urbanite Theatre
Sarasota, FL United States
Urbanite Theatre Sarasota, FL United States
MAR 05, 2016 - APR 17, 2016
Off-Broadway (San Francisco Playhouse)
New York, NY United States
Off-Broadway (San Francisco Playhouse) New York, NY United States
FEB 27, 2016 - MAR 20, 2016
Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company
Boulder, CO United States
Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company Boulder, CO United States
JAN 21, 2015 - FEB 22, 2015
Capitol Stage
Sacramento, CA United States
Capitol Stage Sacramento, CA United States
SEP 27, 2014 - NOV 09, 2014
San Francisco Playhouse, Main Stage
San Francisco, CA United States
San Francisco Playhouse, Main Stage San Francisco, CA United States
NOV 16, 2013 - DEC 07, 2013
San Francisco SandBox
San Francisco, CA United States
San Francisco SandBox San Francisco, CA United States

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