Written by Julia Cho
Directed by Kate Whoriskey
Playwrights Horizon
September 4, 2016
Production website

πŸ’‰πŸ’‰ out of 5.

I had thought I had seen everything, but then a play comes along that is titled Aubergine – – or eggplant as most people would say. I admit that due to my lack of vegetable knowledge – I spent most of the first half of this play waiting for some character named Aubergine to appear – – and he did, but as part of a casserole. Continue reading Aubergine

The Layover

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Written by Leslye Headland
Directed by Trip Cullman
Second Stage Theatre
September 2, 2016
Production website
πŸ’‰πŸ’‰πŸ’‰ out of 5.

This play was so downright wonderful in its first half. I was so worried that the cliche of two lost souls picking each other up while on a layover between cancelled flights was going to be too much. What was so wonderful was that the hustle here was so original, clever and fresh. I was kept glued to the stage as a bit of a referreee watching each of the partners score points with each other only to loose them with the next reference. They were beautifully imperfect but clever. You just never knew if they were going to get their joint act together and get some action for the night! Continue reading The Layover

Theatre Quicky

UnknownThere is a hurricane (Hermine) coming and a three day Labor Day weekend coming. What does that mean? Time to send the poodles off to poodle camp and hit the tarmac for a power weekend of theatre! Of course the tarmac became hours of watching the storm clouds roll around – but two sweet shows was well worth the wait. Β Β An unplanned quicky is a great deal of fun. I am suprised they are not more popular . . .