“In these plays, part of my job is to unflatten history in a way that’s engaging, and also shows us that it’s okay for us to feel overwhelmed and confused and scared by the world — that we’re not so different from the people who came before us. They got through it, and we will, too.”
I’m curious to see what happens next. I’ll keep writing plays, but I might need to hone my skills as a handyman just in case this whole theater thing doesn’t pan out.
Listening to the dead speak, amid the natural grandeur of Mount Auburn Cemetery, is a moving experience.
Patrick Gabridge’s political satire presents some intriguing sci-fi-like concepts, but the play falls into too many narrative potholes.