The Water's Edge: Contemporary Drama Recalls Greek Tragedy
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The last date listed for The Water's Edge was Saturday April 28, 2012 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Road Theatre @ Lankershim Arts Center
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The acting and the staging were fine. However, the play itself was pretty awful. Neither the characters nor the action made any sense. The language was incoherent. I wish I had followed my impulse to walk out in the beginning when it became...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“Superbly realized … absorbing … intense … Patrick Rieger goes from endearing to chilling in a breakout performance … Just try to look away.” —Los Angeles Times (Critic’s Choice)
An excellent production of an intriguing play … a terrific West Coast premiere. Sam Anderson elicits fantastic work from his cast." —LAist
“The Water’s Edge is definitely a play you don’t want to miss. It’s the kind of play that everyone stands outside and talks about after it’s over. Suffice it to say that all the production qualities are award-worthy.” —LA Examiner
“A nuanced ensemble brings an authentic mix of light and dark to the painful proceedings of a fractured family reunion.” —_Back Stage _
“The Road Theatre troupe, one of the best in Los Angeles, never fails to astound. This dark, involving look at family dynamics and human frailty is no exception.” —_Tolucan Times _
Cast: Lauren Birriel*, Nicole Farmer, Paris Perrault*, Patrick Rieger and Albie Selznick
* denotes member of Actors’ Equity Association
About the Ticket Supplier: Road Theatre Company
Since the Road was founded in 1991, we have built a reputation for supporting, nurturing, and presenting new works. We are also deeply invested in our NoHo community and the neighborhood’s revitalization, and involve ourselves in community service and educational outreach.