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After Nina (Vivienne Benesch) ingests a sleeping pill, she fights to stay asleep in Chautauqua Theater Company’s production of Kate Fodor’s Fifty Ways. Zoe (Leah Anderson) attempts to rouse her, while Nina’s husband, Adam (Michael Gaston), tries to help.  Photo by Eric Shea.

‘Fifty Ways’ explores what it takes to truly leave your lover

Paul Simon taught the world that there are 50 ways to leave your lover. Just slip out the back, Jack. Make a new plan, Stan.

Playwright Kate Fodor re-examines what it really means to leave your lover in her play Fifty Ways, aptly named after the Simon hit. Fodor’s play explores the complexities that tie and unwind a married couple in Fifty Ways, which previews at 8 p.m. tonight at Bratton Theater and opens at 6 p.m. Saturday in Bratton Theater. Fifty Ways, the first play commissioned by Chautauqua Theater Company and the Chautauqua Writers’ Center, marks CTC’s first world premiere.

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