"The Invisible Hand"
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SubjectThe Invisible Hand; Carthage College; Carthage College Theater Department; Carthage Theatre Department; Performance
The Carthage Theatre Department presents “The Invisible Hand,” written by Ayad Akhtar and directed by Marie Tredway and Herschel Kruger. The play was staged in Carthage’s Wartburg Theatre.
n remote Pakistan, Nick Bright awaits his fate. A highly successful player at a major investment bank, Nick is kidnapped by an Islamic militant group, but with no one negotiating for his release, the prisoner must take matters into his own hands. Full of questionable alliances and moral bargaining, this play is a chilling examination of how far we will go to survive and the consequences of the choices we make. “The Invisible Hand” premiered at the Repertory Theater of St. Louis in March 2012.