nightmayer

Jottings from a pop culture junkie

Dying For It Atlantic Theater Company – Linda Gross Theater Through January 18, 2015 Every Brilliant Thing Barrow Street Theater Through March 29, 2015 The common thread here is suicide, with both pieces evidence humor and great empathy. “Dying For It” is a more conventional play, and a true ensemble-driven farce about suicide, at that. …

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Atlantic Theater Company Stage 2 Through February 15, 2015 Great writing, excellent acting, and highly unpleasant to sit through (intentionally so, which I suppose makes that a compliment). Famous playwright father David (Reed Birney) and aspiring actress daughter Ella (Betty Gilpin) tear each other apart while drinking, snorting, and waiting for the reviews of Ella’s …

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