The setting is a bus stop late at night. A lamp overhead sheds its light on an old flat tire, smashed beer cans, cigarette butts, and other bits of rubble left along the side of the road. It also shines a light on the story of Darja, the Polish immigrant, factory worker/housekeeper who is trying to make her way in the world under very challenging circumstances. This hard hitting, and wickedly humorous play jumps through time creating a striking portrait of a strong, yet flawed, woman looking for security and safety, amid the tense and tenuous relationships she endures with the difficult men in her life.
By Martyna Majok
Director: Jeffery Matthews
IRONBOUND is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York.