In Live Source Theatre Group's world premiere, a gathering to celebrate the summer solstice in the deep upstate New York woods quickly devolves into something more sinister. More…
What begins as a casual, fun weekend quickly becomes a power-struggle and then a game of survival that is by turns bizarre and shocking. Written as a Jonestown parable for the Trump era, 'Solstice Party' explores themes of “group-think” and betrayal that instigate our deepest primal fears.
See it if Stunning production design w/able direction & edgy acting (PA Jones a standout) can't really mask Stanton's shaky plotting & ambiguous tone
Don't see it if Stanton's talent evident despite campy mash-up of Shakespeare's Midsummer via Bunuel's Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie Ending very muddled
See it if you enjoy interesting design elements. This play would receive a grade of F in Playwriting 101.
Don't see it if you value excellent writing and fine performances in plays. You won't find it here.