Fathers of Psychoanalysis Battle on The Couch
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The last date listed for The Couch was Sunday April 7, 2013 / 2:00pm.
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Award-winning local playwright Aaron Loeb (Abraham Lincoln's Big, Gay Dance Party) brings his latest world premiere to the San Francsico Playhouse's Sandbox Series. Ideation is described as a psychological thriller that tracks a group of corporate consultants, who've been hired to come together and work on a mysterious project. But the more they explore, the more they realize they're being forced to traverse some very shaky moral ground. Now entering its fifth season, the Sandbox Series spotlights new works by staging them with top actors and directors, and with limited design elements. Learn More
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Featured review from J
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Overall, acting was well done. We enjoyed the wife the most. Kept my attention almost the entire time. The theater company is wonderful. Go support them. They were also kind enough to provide snacks and wine. That always makes the experience even better too.
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The play was excellent. The actors really got into their roles and when the glass
dropped for real it was a shock. The only negative was the stairs up to the theater.
The theater is not really accessible for someone who is handicapped.
Quotes & Highlights
- "Directed here by Amy Glazer with great panache, [The Couch] features a stellar cast ... Kaufman’s triumphant, feminist ending is both hilarious and deeply satisfying." --San Francisco Examiner
- "In director Amy Glazer’s skilled hands, it is a perfect jewel of a play. The Couch unfolds with clarity and humorous twists, authentic costuming, and tight performances by a talented ensemble." --Marin Scope
- "Maggie Mason as Jung’s mistress and protégé Antoinette Wolf, and Courtney Walsh playing his wife Emma, are the main roles and are both done with aplomb and believability." --examiner.com
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