In 2015, Harrison gave us one of the eeriest, most fast-forwarding plays of that season, the Pulitzer nominated Marjorie Prime. This 2011 work shares some of Marjorie’s warnings about technology and concerns over the survival of the nuclear family, but it often seems to be in rewind mode, establishing themes and plot points only to reestablish them later on. Meanwhile, on a whole other level, this particular production is also about how we communicate and how we stay silent, for it is staged by the New York Deaf Theatre, a nearly 40 year old company of deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing actors who perform works in American Sign Language.Read More
Author: Stanford Friedman
Opposites attract, especially when they’re plastered. So, when a flamboyant Tennessee Williams and a repressed William Inge guzzle a bottle of gin then follow it up with a bottle of whisky, the two men get awfully handsy, and obscenely footsy.Read More
In this distinguished and exuberant Broadway revival of the 1939 Eugene O’Neill classic, the denizens of Harry’s inhabit a perpetual fugue state, circa 1912, where yesterday was the best of times and tomorrow is the reason to drink away tonight.Read More
Like a lost flip flop floating up from a low tide, Escape to Margaritaville surfaces, revealing an isle where local inhabitants and vacationing Midwesterners sing only Jimmy Buffett while occasionally hooking up and/or breaking out in dance.Read More
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