Decadent Vision of the American Dream Portrayed in Hurlyburly
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The last date listed for Hurlyburly was Sunday March 24, 2013 / 3:00pm.
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Spend an evening in the schizophrenic mind of John Hinckley Jr., the man who attempted to assassinate Ronald Reagan in 1981. This drama is presented as a fever-dream first person account of Hinckley's life and the events leading up to his assassination attempt. Written by award-winning director Ginger Dayle and directed by actor Russ Widdall (National Treasure: Book of Secrets, The Wire), the production explores how Hinckley became the face of the modern assassin and delves into Reaganomics, pop culture and previous American assassinations. It's a unique look into how one man's obsession dramatically affected American politics. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
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How do the actors remember all those lines? Because they sure had plenty to say.The script was well written for act one and sorta fading in act two.I really wanted to see more action and less talk in act two.
When a play runs 3 hours with 2 breaks You should start them at 7p.You are going to the attention of your audience around 9:30p.
Quotes & Highlights
- "When you emerge the wiser after absorbing the play's appalling truths and brilliant writing, the production has been successful." --<em>Philadelphia Inquirer </em>
- "New City Stage Company has put together one of the best ensembles I’ve seen on recent Philadelphia stages. The cast members excel in each role, and the humanity and immediacy they bring to the self-absorbed, self-destructive characters give the play its power." --<em>Stage Magazine </em>(highly recommended)
- "<em>Hurlyburly</em> is crude, rude and deep, despite its main characters’ shallowness, and packs a wallop." --<em>Philadelphia City Paper</em>