​​​The panel is joined by Stigma, Oxycontin is confronted by new drugs that offer promise to addicts, and the Interviewer struggles to keep things under control. This new play examines the Opioid epidemic with humor, humanity, and hope.

​The production will have ongoing performances touring to schools and community centers throughout Western New York for the duration of 2019. 

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On the Right, ​Audience member at the recent premiere, Mayor Byron Brown with the Director and Cast of A Conversation with OxyContin.

Red Thread Theatre would like to thank Patricia Ryan-Dudek and Edward S. Dudek for their generous support!

Kelly Meg Brennan in The Unfortunates

Eileen Dugan and Pamela Rose Mangus in Snake in the Grass

   Josephine Hogan in Vivien



 Left to Right: Aubrey Dempsey, Alexia Gusman, Eileen Dugan, James Cichocki, Mayor Byron Brown, Dan Urtz and Lisa Hinca.

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​​​​​A highly addictive pill appears on a popular talk show to challenge his reputation.
This play is part of THE OPIATE PROJECT, a multi-faceted, ongoing theatrical exploration of the effects of opioids in WNY.

is currently presenting

Written and directed by EILEEN DUGAN

​​​THE OPIATE PROJECT  is funded by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; administered by Arts Services Initiative of Western New York.

Additional funding for this program generously provided by