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The Pavilion

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Members say: Clever, Ambitious, Great acting, Intelligent, Dated

About the show

Craig Wright's Pulitzer-nominated comedy, presented by The Barrow Group Theater Company and School, about a pair of high school sweethearts reconnecting at their twenty year reunion. More…

Hailed by critics as an "an 'Our Town' for our time," this play is the story of Peter and Kari, the girl he left behind after an unexpected pregnancy ended their relationship. Standing in Peter's way is Kari's bitter-as-ever resentment, her husband and the fact that Peter still hasn't grown up. As the night progresses, both Peter and Kari are led, through their interactions with a host of characters all played by a virtuosic Narrator, to face the consequences of choices made long ago and start back into life with newfound strength and bittersweet resolve.


Member Reviews (2)

MEMBERS SAY:

Clever, Ambitious, Great acting, Intelligent, Dated
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Ambitious, Clever, Dated, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if you enjoy nostalgic shows about the universe and the past and human relationships.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy romantic narratives about long lost love and pain and disappointment.

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June 16th, 2015
"A tantalizing revival...The Narrator morphs into each of the reuniongoers, and Mr. Barrish’s men are hilarious, each distinctly drawn. But Mr. Barrish’s women blur into a single dubious caricature, which intermittently shatters the play’s spell. There is enchantment here anyway, and a poignant l...
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June 15th, 2015
"'The Pavilion,' a complexly-wrought work that stirs together lyrical musings about the universe with comic characterizations, all in service to the touching and bittersweet romance that lies at its core...The three performers mostly manage to avoid the potholes of pretentiousness and cheap shots...
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June 21st, 2015
"'The Pavilion' very effectively explores the repercussions of a person’s past decisions and its lasting impact...This is a production which is powerful and impressive in the way the different elements of the production seamlessly blend together...Led by a narrator that provides a powerhouse perf...
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