In Clubbed Thumb's world premiere three women have ambitions (some of a spiritual nature), a few secrets, and some unfinished business. Whose vision, for the land uncultivated, will prevail? More…
Thalia wants to build a farmhouse in the middle of the great big city. Mabel is on a quest to become its first female preacher (although her rampant sexual thoughts are having a real impact on her sermonizing). And little Peanut Brittle is digging around in the past. It is only 20 years into the new century, and these ladies are going a bit wild.
See it if Hanks' absurdist/feminist/neo-wild west tale has a murmur of racism/nativism humming in the background despite Bordelon's creative staging
Don't see it if Takes a fair amount of time to piece the story together but its wildly humorous doing so Dickinson's 'preacher' leads an uproarious cast
See it if you’d like to immerse yourself for 85 minutes in a world that is thrilling, surprising, humane, complete & manages to earn its happy ending.
Don't see it if your heart is too weak for a night full of thrills—& not a cheap thrill among them.
See it if imagination and entertainment are a significant to you. Lots of fun elements and plenty to discuss afterwards.
Don't see it if you are expecting realism or clarity.