Pig Farm By Greg Kotis Directed by Ed Herendeen Produced at the Contemporary American Theater Festival Reviewed by Tim Treanor Ultimately, I guess, this is a comedy. I can tell from the death scene. Pig Farm, though, looks for all the world like a modern Steinbeck story.
Archives for July 17, 2008
Long Beach ‘44 By Laura Vogltanz If you have already read a few reviews of this year’s Fringe, then you have heard this before: “The Shop,” where several of these plays take place, is a garage. A weird, dark, hot, hole in the ground that screams haunted house
The Skin of Our Teeth Written by Thornton Wilder Directed by Rahaleh Nassri Produced by Rorschach Theatre Reviewed by Debbie Minter Jackson Any full scale production of The Skin of Our Teeth nowadays is a tough sell. Thornton Wilder’s 1942 script contains a smorgasbord of messages in as many styles and formats, wraps deep […]
Ball and Chain By Matt MacNelly A lifetime of happiness. A death sentence. A sacred institution. A tax break. In Ball and Chain, the M word is put under the microscope courtesy of seven new plays that focus on the happily ever after as few have before.