The Two-Character Play: Tennessee Williams' Deeply Personal Tragicomedy
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The last date listed for The Two-Character Play was Sunday October 6, 2013 / 7:00pm.
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Featured review from bGeeRed Velvet
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First of all, you should know that this is not a production of the excellent Mary Arrchie Theatre Company. It's by a company ( "Citizens' Relief") renting the space. This is neither good nor bad but may not result in the theater experience you were expecting.
The two actors do a nice job in brother-sister roles within and outside the confines of an on-stage play. The interplay between sister and brother is always interesting because each talks to the other outside the usual sex roles. Typical culturally defined sex-based speech, tone, and compassion frequently is stripped away in such a scene.
The play incorporates the hazy, imaginative world of a theatrical production with the more jarring world of these people as individuals. It wasn't always clear which was which and this was part of the enjoyment: it often didn't matter what you decided was the setting.
It was intense. Keep that in mind if you go to see it -- and you > should
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Interesting play (completely crazed and whacked, but in a fascinating way.......) I'd recommend this production to everyone, as the play is VERY rarely done and is a vital, if small, piece of Tennessee Williams' theatrical history. The performers...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“Williams reportedly described the play as a cri de coeur, and that’s what it feels like: raw, poetic, and engrossing.” —Chicago Reader (recommended)
This show contains strong language. It is not appropriate for children.