The Apple Never Falls by Paul Braverman


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The Apple Never Falls

The Apple Never Falls (World Premiere)

by Paul Braverman

February 22 – March 10

It’s January, 1964, and you can smell the fear as the Boston Strangler stalks his victims. While East Boston hides behind locked doors, Frankie Payne, the gin-soaked but not quite burned-out detective, has her own problems. A disturbing message from a family member, a friend’s son gone astray--it all adds up to unlikely alliances and unforeseen betrayals, as Frankie learns the hard way that the apple never falls far from the tree.

Paul Braverman

About the Playwright

Paul Braverman is a Bay Area playwright and actor, whose work has received dozens of readings and productions in Bay Area venues, as well as nationally and internationally.

He's had eleven short plays produced as part of Pear Avenue Theatre Slices including The Alpha Bindleman, which was a finalist for the 2009 Heideman Award for the best American short play of the year.

Paul's first full length play, No Good Deed, introduced the ginsoaked detective Frankie Payne during a successful world premiere at The Pear in 2011. For the past two years, he's been working on the next chapter in Payne's story, The Apple Never Falls, which premieres at The Pear in February, 2013.

As an actor Paul has been seen in many productions throughout the area. Most recently he was in 2012 Pear Slices. Favorite roles over the years include Roberts in Mister Roberts, Moon in The Real Inspector Hound, and The Greek Chorus in The Measures Taken (The Decision). Paul is a member of The Dramatists Guild of America and The Pear Avenue Theatre Playwright Guild.



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