Across the Way

a World Premiere by Jeff Daniels

September 26, 2002 - December 21, 2002

While delivering meals to a lonely old man, a woman searching for peace receives help from people out of her present… and her past. “Across the Way” is an unforgettable story about loss and love that transcends time.

Directed by Guy Sanville


  • Michelle Mountain

  • Will David Young
  • Bryan McElroy
  • Sandra Birch
  • David Daoust
  • Inga R. Wilson

  • Set Designer: Andrew Gorney
  • Properties Designer: Danna Segrest
  • Costume Designer: Colleen Ryan-Peters
  • Lighting Designer: Reid G. Johnson
  • Sound Designer: Quintessa Duffield
  • Stage Manager: Amy Hickman

Press Quotes

“… an emotionally resonant, intriguing play dealing with weighty themes in fluid fashion. The writing feels smart, lyrical and complex. Its evocation of mourning has integrity and wisdom and there’s an interesting understanding of pain and memory.”
- Variety

“… this miraculous play bears the power, wisdom and soul to profoundly affect anyone lucky enough to see it … a surreal, lyrical masterpiece.”
– The Ann Arbor News

“Daniels’ characters glow with joy, wit, and tenderness…”
– Ann Arbor Observer

“… a fascinating meditation on love and time and loss, which sounds artsy and boring, but isn’t at all in Daniels’ hands… Many moments when the irrepressible Daniels wit crackles to the surface…”
– Jackson Citizen Patriot