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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Over the course of one sultry evening, a prominent Southern family is pushed to the brink when tender memories are relived and life-altering secrets are revealed. Wealthy plantation owner Big Daddy's family has gathered to celebrate his 65th birthday, while sparing him the news that he's dying of cancer. As one son, a former football hero, mysteriously retreats from his desirable but sexually frustrated wife, his money-hungry brother and sister-in-law plot to secure more than their fair share of the family fortune. This Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by American icon Tennessee Williams sizzles with passion and greed. Learn More
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Featured review from JRed Velvet
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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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Very intriguing. well-written play. Wonderful, expansive sets in the small, former SF Playhouse setting. Formidable cast. Kudos to Louis Purnell who had evidently a terrible cold and cough and somehow still got through the afternoon portraying...continued
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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