Emotional, Financial Cost of Aging Explored in A Heap of Livin'
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The last date listed for A Heap of Livin' was Sunday March 17, 2013 / 2:00pm.
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Two men, one an artist and the other a mysterious stranger, strike up a seemingly innocent conversation at a seaside resort. As they exchange increasingly intimate perspectives on art, marriage and women -- in particular, the artist's wife -- undercurrents of sexuality, language and economics explode into a tangled web of intrigue, suspicion and revenge in this gripping 19th-century psychological thriller. Deliciously dark and funny, this co-production with the New American Theatre of August Strindberg's Creditors is a story of vengeance, jealousy and psychological warfare that helped pave the way for modern Scandinavian noir. Learn More
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Featured review from Ron Di Costanzo
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Certainly more accomplished in every way than Shoenman’s 2011 effort, Aftermath – with Annie Potts overacting, as if she were doing a class. This has a very fine Lawrence Pressman – certainly the main reason to see the play – but with three other competent actors. The play itself – like so much being produced nowadays – is straightforward, realistic, middle-brow fare about this (absent fathers) and that (sister jealousy) and that again. That said, it’s an enjoyable performance, competently done, but not one to be long remembered.
About the Ticket Supplier: Inkwell Theater
The Inkwell theater company is dedicated to producing new works that value the writer; a company where young artists and veterans alike can work in an environment of experimentation, support, and collaboration.
In the spring 2004, the company presented Only the Dead Know Burbank by Peter Lefcourt, followed by The Architect of Destiny by 25-year old Michael Gianakos; and Tango 'Til They're Sore, written and directed by 25-year-old Matthew Hancock. The company's fourth play, Sunset Park, by Marley Sims and Elliot Shoenman, ran for fourteen weeks and was published by Samuel French. Then came Michael Halperin's All Steps Necessary, which was based on a meeting called by Hermann Goering three days after the Kristallnacht pogrom. In 2007, Inkwell produced Moment in the Sun and in 2008 Old Glories. 2011 brought the Ovation-nominated production AfterMath, starring Annie Potts.