Written by Columbus playwright Bill Cook, State of Control is a fast-paced , audacious and disturbingly funny nightmare of a play. Stan, the protagonist, is a buttoned-up, mild-mannered accountant, recently hired for a great new job at a top investment firm. With a desire to just “get along,” Stan is unwittingly pulled into criminal activities that implicate him in serious crimes.
What happens when a middle-class suburban nobody is accused on heinous crimes, put on trial and thrown in prison? Do his actions merit this punishment? How will he cope? Come see State of Control as the worst middle-class nightmare – prison –plays out as the sudden new reality.