The Sound Inside Summary
Adam Rapp

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The Sound Inside Overview

The Sound Inside, by Adam Rapp, is a Tony Award-nominated play about the relationship between Bella, a female academic with terminal cancer and her much- younger student Christopher. As the two bond over a common love of literature, Bella’s interest in Christopher leads her into making increasingly desperate requests, including asking Christopher to help her kill herself. The play explores themes related to the experiences of loneliness and isolation, the nature and power of fear, and the relationship between life and literature.

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