The Flick Setting

Annie Baker
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The Movie Theatre (The Flick)

The play is set within an old-fashioned, single screen, celluloid-projection movie theater named The Flick. The sweeping of The Flick's aisles, the cleaning of its floor, and the discovery of various things left behind between its rows of seats form much of the play’s action.

The Projection Booth

High above the floor of the theater, the projection booth (where the projector is located) is the setting for important elements of the play’s action – specifically, moments at which the characters (particularly Rose, but later Sam and Avery) can be seen but not heard.

Here and Now

In terms of placement in time, the play is set in the present. Questions of the transition from film to digital are quite contemporary as the vast majority of theaters now showing movies have made exactly that transition. Other important elements of the time setting include references...

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