Illustration of four flowers and the number 7. Iowa New Play Festival. IT'S LIKE RIDING A BIKE.


May 03, 2022
Jeremy Geragotelis
Directed by: 
Ann Kreitman
David Thayer Theatre
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 9:00pm


Twins Pel and Eden ride Peleton to process, avoid, and reckon with their mother's forgetting. Every once in a while, they bring her flowers. And every once in a while, she remembers their names.

This production contains depictions of illness, dementia, and grief.

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Role Name
Pel Felipe Barbosa Bombonato
Eden Katie Gucik
Paul Monté J. Howell
Mom Amanda Keating
Pianist Justin Hettlage*

Creative Team

Creative team of IT'S LIKE RIDING A BIKE
Title Name
Playwright/Composer/Music Director Jeremy Geragotelis
Director Ann Kreitman
Scenic/Costume Designer Kaelen Novak
Lighting Designer Julia Corbett*
Media Designer Emily Berkheimer*
Dramaturg Margo Skornia
Stage Manager Jordan Jones
Assistant Director Demi Makeig*
Assistant Media Designer Hallie Patterson
Assistant Stage Manager Ted Buckley

*Undergraduate student. UI Theatre is dedicated to providing hands-on theatre experience for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Ticket Information

General Admission: $5
UI Students (with valid ID): Free

Tickets are available during Festival Box Office hours on Monday, May 2 and Tuesday, May 3 from noon to 1:30 p.m. and in the Theatre Building Lobby one hour prior showtime, on an as-available basis, unless the production is sold out.

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Link to Iowa New Play Festival 2022 full schedule.

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