Ep. 5 - The World to Come by Marielle Duke (part 2 of 2)

In Marielle Duke's The World to Come leads us into a haunting and beautiful meditation on motherhood, loss, faith, and mysticism. Two mothers struggle with the early loss of their children while the souls of their unborn children search for meaning and connection in limbo before leaving olam haba-- the world to come.

Calden was played by Chinaza Uche

Jai was played by Gabby Sherba

Ami was played by Emily Hartford

Sam was played by Ashley Bloom

James was played by Matthew Trumbull

Rebecca Davis read stage directions.

The episode was directed by Philip Emeott

A reminder: Play x Play is a completely listener supported podcast, so if you'd like to support the artists that you heard, please become a backer of our Patreon campaign by going to www.patreon.com/playxplay