Love Alone

Directed by Vivienne Benesch

After a routine medical procedure goes tragically wrong, a lawsuit transforms the lives of both the patient's family and a doctor charged with her care. Two households navigate uncharted waters of loss, anger, humor and longing on their path to healing.

“lucid, deeply nuanced and fearless work”

The New York Times

“first-rate…a gleaming gem”

The Boston Globe



By Larisa Mount
March 10, 2014
By Byron Woods
March 5, 2014
By Roy C. Dicks
The News & Observer
March 3, 2014
By Susie Potter
Triangle Arts & Entertainment
March 3, 2014

THROUGH 3/16: Dynamite Script and Superb Cast Mark PlayMaker’s Love Alone
By Alan R. Hall
Classical Voice of North Carolina
March 1, 2014



“Love Alone” Takes on Malpractice, Grief and Gay Rights
By Holly L. Derr
Ms. Magazine
February 28, 2014

Deborah Salem Smith’s “Love Alone” Asks, What Happens When a Routine Medical Procedure Goes Tragically Wrong
By Robert W. McDowell
Triangle Arts & Entertainment
February 27, 2014

The State of Things with Frank Stasio
with director Vivienne Benesch, UNC anesthesiologist Dr. Ty Bullard and actors Jenny Wales, Derrick L. Ivey and Patrick McHugh
February 26, 2014

Exploring the aftermath of loss in Love Alone
By Kate Dobbs Ariail
February 26, 2014

PlayMakers’ ‘Love Alone’ uses technology to put on show
By Paige Hopkins
The Daily Tar Heel
February 26, 2014

PlayMakers to perform ‘Love Alone’
By Cliff Bellamy
The Herald Sun
February 20, 2014