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At N McCadden Pl 6760 Lexington Ave. Hollywood, CA 90093
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"The Young Man from Atlanta"
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8 stars
attended Apr 02 2011

Excellent production of one of my favorite playwrights: Horton Foote. We are given an in-depth insight into the characters of the play. The audience is able to feel what they are experiencing and share in their anguish. Cast portrays Foote's...continued

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Beautiful performances, interesting script, great set!

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3 stars
attended Apr 08 2011

Poignant, credible and sad. Dick DeCoite's anguish over the losses in his life -- his job and, vastly more devastating, the discovery that his wife has been secretly supporting their only son's room-mate, a human jackal, after the son's suicide...continued

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The Young Man from Atlanta

by Horton Foote

Directed by: August Viverito

Starring: Dick DeCoit, Eileen Barnett and Hap Lawrence

1950 — a comfortable suburb of Houston.  The well-upholstered fortress of the Kidders’ lives is suddenly under siege, and from a number of directions. In the play’s first scene, Will Kidder loses his job of many years, just as he’s sunk a bundle into a new house.  And he and his wife Lily Dale have yet to come to terms with the death of their 37-year-old son and only child, Bill, who lived in Atlanta and drowned during a business trip to Florida.

Since Bill couldn’t swim, the death was a mystery.  Probably a suicide. Why?  His mother and father don’t have a clue. But the young man of the play’s title, who was Bill’s roommate and who is never actually seen, has words of comfort for the parents, if they choose to listen.