How Long Can They Last?

How Long Can They Last?
The diary of a marathon dance contest in Evanston, Illinois in the summer of 1933. Playwright, George Furth, called How Long Can They Last? an epic poem of survival. The play chronicles the struggles of diverse people trying to support themselves in the heart of Depression. They battle exhaustion, heat, and their own demons as they push themselves to the point of delirium and beyond. Their journey is a testament to ordinary people’s capacity to endure. Following the premier in Vermont, How Long Can They Last? Had successful productions in New York and Los Angeles.