The Wake: World Premiere by Tony-Nominated Playwright Lisa Kron
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The last date listed for The Wake was Sunday April 18, 2010 / 1:00pm.
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With boxes stacked to the ceiling, actor-illusionist-inventor Geoff Sobelle (all wear bowlers… More
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Featured review from Verton R. BanksRed Velvet
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Well acted, well directed. The material was a little heavy handed. "privileged people complaining about their privileged lives" syndrome, but at least a character calls the actors on their world views. Overall it was an entertaining evening of liberal contempt of the establishment.
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After the curtain falls, and the play is over, and you're out on the street afterward, it rare when the play is still going on, IN YOUR HEAD. The issues and polemics of this play are fascinating - it needs some trimming to the first act, but...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“Refreshing… A kind of lesbian fantasia on national themes… brought to life in all its multifaceted hues by the marvelous Heidi Schreck.” —Los Angeles Times
“A major American work for our time… It’s damn good playwriting… A superb ensemble… Leigh Silverman expertly manages a wealth of detail.” —Variety
“The cast is excellent under Leigh Silverman’s astute direction, with Heidi Schreck giving a many-layered performance.” —The Hollywood Reporter* *
In her Tony Award-nominated 2006 Broadway debut,_ Well, _Lisa Kron turned the mother-daughter dynamic on its ear by giving her mother equal time on stage to challenge her accounts. Obie Award-winners Lisa Kron and Leigh Silverman reunite for a searing show which navigates the ever-shifting landscapes of home, heart and country.