Kurt Vonnegut

‘Who Am I This Time?’ unfolds in fun and romance at North Coast Rep in Solana Beach

‘Who Am I This Time?’ unfolds in fun and romance at North Coast Rep in Solana Beach

By Diana Saenger

In 1961, Kurt Vonnegut had a short story published in the Saturday Evening Post. That story, along with two other Vonnegut gems — “Long Walk to Forever,” and “Go Back to Your Precious Wife and Son”  — is the basis of the comedy “Who Am I This Time?” written by Aaron Posner and onstage at North Coast Repertory Theatre, Jan. 8-Feb. 2.

“I chose this play to open the year with because it’s charming, moving, funny, clear and life-affirming,” said NCRT Artistic Director David Ellenstein. “It’s all about love and taking care of the people you care about — really appropriate for these current times.”

In “Who Am I This Time?” extremely...

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