Is contemporary theater a form of escapism, or is it a complex way to confront the problems in our lives? This is but one of the philosophical questions that underscore Peter Welch's 'Autumn Stage.' Taking place on an abandoned summer stage in early fall, the play explores how theater can serve as a palace or a prison.
See it if If you like Ionesco or other absurdist comedy. If you don't like linear story telling and don't mind breaking the 4th wall.
Don't see it if You are confused by quirky comedy that has no set storyline. If you are bothered by weapons onstage or if you are interested in story.
See it if You're looking for something different, really different, and bizarre, really bizarre, yet at the same time coherent enough to follow.
Don't see it if You only like linear storytelling,and/or have problems with plays that break the fourth wall
See it if You like to see inventive work that doesn't always make sense, but still holds your attention nevertheless.
Don't see it if You need to be spoon fed all of a play's themes and actions.