Welcome to the neighborhood, here’s a pie. So begins our entry into the Alabama neighborhood of Maytag Virgin, or, more specifically, the shared grounds between two houses (one intricately decorated, one in disrepair). Quotidian Theatre Company produced this work for the Women Playwrights’ Festival, with playwright Aubrey Cefaly serving double-duty as director.
Archives for October 7, 2015
Pulsing music from a string quartet becomes a cinematic soundtrack to footage of green water swiftly flowing. The images change to handlebars while on stage a seated man pedals the air, the baritone singing ecstatically “Like every other boy, I have a paper route!”
Christine Evans’ Can’t Complain is an exquisitely beautiful play that cuts to the bone. Luciana Stecconi brilliant set plunges us into an in-between world of gradations of gray and charcoal. Gray blankets and sheets, gray pillows, and cushioned arm chairs. A supposedly soothing atmosphere, but one that hurts to be there, like going to a […]
Nora Foster and Kaitlyn Murphy are two of seven young female playwrights whose plays will be featured in Girls Write Out!, Young Playwrights’ Theater (YPT)’s contribution to the Women’s Voices Theater Festival.