The Language Archive by Julia Cho

By Theatre Nova (other events)

15 Dates Through Feb 26, 2023

George is a man obsessed with documenting the dying languages of far-flung cultures. Closer to home, though, language is failing him. He fumbles for the words to say to his wife, to keep her from leaving him. He puzzles over his enamored lab assistant’s words and what they could possibly mean. All while obsessively studying an elderly couple – the last remaining speakers of a language whose culture is already dead. This quirky, romantic piece explores how language can build entire worlds but is often completely useless. Directed by Carla Milarch. 


  • Friday, February 3rd - 8:00 pm 
  • Saturday, February 4th - 8:00 pm 
  • Sunday, February 5th - 2:00 pm 
  • Thursday, February 9th - 8:00 pm 
  • Friday, February 10th - 8:00 pm 
  • Saturday, February 11th - 8:00 pm 
  • Sunday, February 12th - 2:00 pm 
  • Thursday, February 16th - 8:00 pm 
  • Friday, February 17th - 8:00 pm 
  • Saturday, February 18th - 8:00 pm 
  • Sunday, February 19th - 2:00 pm 
  • Thursday, February 23rd - 8:00 pm 
  • Friday, February 24th - 8:00 pm 
  • Saturday, February 25th - 8:00 pm 
  • Sunday, February 26th - 2:00 pm 


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