Suicide Squeeze: An Existential Crisis At Third Base

It’s the ninth inning of the last game of “Philosopher First Baseman” Johnny Banner’s long major league career, and Banner comes to bat. When he hits a triple and ends up 90 feet away from scoring the winning run, suddenly he’s overcome by the feeling: What’s next in my life? But nobody in the stadium seems to care. Well, almost nobody...

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About Richard Grossman

Richard Grossman is a psychologist (ex-Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School staff and teacher), essayist, playwright, and the creator of the popular and life-saving Voicelessness and Emotional Survival web site. Featured three times in New England Psychologist, his work has appeared in The Boston Globe, Boston Magazine, Cosmopolitan (UK), CBS News and other magazines, books, and web sites.

Dr. Grossman is the author of the book: "Voicelessness and Emotional Survival: Notes from the therapy underground--a book for patients and therapists."

Selected from over 400 plays written by New England playwrights, Grossman's 10-minute comedy, "Reality Book Group" was top-billed in The Boston Globe and performed at the 2012 Boston Theater Marathon. His play, "Suicide Squeeze--an existential crisis at third base" was produced as part of a special "Director's Workshop" program by the Drew University Theater Department on September 26 and October 1, 2016.

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