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Lower Merion teacher producing original play in Philadelphia

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Source: The Reporter

“A play that hits home … and never leaves!,” reads the tagline of the newest play by¬†Lower Merion High School special education teacher Dave Orlansky.

A year after Adam Blum’s college graduation, the 23-year-old is still living with his mom and dad. Headphones constantly on, and his eyes focused on a laptop, he has become one with the couch. Desperate, Adam’s mother creates a fake online dating profile for him to gently nudge her son out of the nest.

The comedy “The Boomerang Kid” debuts Jan. 10 at the Christ Church Neighborhood House. “It’s an idea I had five, six years ago. A lot of people my age had crippling college (loan) debt. I never moved home because my mom would’ve killed me,” said,¬†Orlansky, who is 31.

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