Season Six: The Sound Inside

A captivating story that blurs the lines between truth and fiction, mentorship and obsession. When Bella Baird, an isolated creative writing professor at Yale, begins to mentor a brilliant but enigmatic student named Christopher, the two form an unexpectedly intense bond. As their lives and the stories they tell about themselves become intertwined in unpredictable ways, Bella makes a surprising request of Christopher that neither knows if they can fulfill. Brimming with suspense, Adam Rapp’s riveting play explores the limits of what one person can ask of another.

Quark’s production of The Sound Inside ran March 1 – 17, 2024 and was greeted with rapturous reviews. Audiences held their breath when they weren’t laughing, as Kim Justis and Taylor Roberts masterfully led them through Bella and Christopher’s relationship and its ending.