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Skot Davis SKOT DAVIS
Mr. Davis is a two-time winner of the TRU Voices New Play Competition, most recently with the two-person drama, Always, Always Not. His romantic farce, The Ibsen Follies, won in 2007, after receiving two productions the previous year in Germany. His work has been anthologized in Incisions: Award-Winning Plays from the Open Book, and produced in New York, Chicago, and Frankfurt, among other cities. In 2007 he was invited to the Sewanee Writers Conference as a Tennessee Williams Scholar. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America.

Carry Me

Carry Me is a story framed by two choices. For Dee, a 33-year-old facing metastatic cancer, the choice is whether or not to defy her lifelong habit of emotional safety, and let someone in for the first time since she was a child. The alternative, she slowly realizes, is to opt out altogether --to take her own life. Her lover Jack, a sensitive young refugee from the L.A. entertainment scene, seems to face a more straightforward choice: return to L.A. to take advantage of a once-in-a-lifetime creative opportunity, or stay with Dee. Despite Dee’s suspicions, and repeated-- sometimes brutal--testing, he steadfastly chooses the latter. But he too is slowly facing hidden truths, and in the play’s final moments he is forced to make his real choice, one in which his soul--and Dee’s life—literally hang in the balance.