Origin Theatre Company presents the world premiere production of this drama about neighbors in a Chicago suburb housing project are brought together by a deadly encounter involving their dogs. More…
As the action unwinds, the play teeters precariously on the cutting edge of gender and race in America, often pushing the play’s bright naturalism to the limit. Written by Italian actor, director, and playwright Marco Calvani.
See it if you like the challenge of interpreting what a playwright is trying to "say" about human relationships and their strivings to cope with life.
Don't see it if you prefer easily understood themes and motives of the characters and are frustrated with some "slow" portions of a play.
See it if you're a fan of Dan Butler, who brilliantly played Bulldog on Frasier and/or a fan of the very creative Director Erwin Maas.
Don't see it if you only want to see a fully produced play with great staging.
Also I saw the play when it was in preview.
See it if like a STRONG underlying concept about struggle & survival, smart & meaningful design, & NOT the usual cookie-cutter theatrical experience!
Don't see it if you like the boring, realistic theater that has become so prevalent, or want a fully finished script as this is still in development
See it if interested in thought-provoking concept & staging that make audiences participants of the created world. Strong direction & design!
Don't see it if merely interested in entertainment & kitchen-sink realism. Script is expositional & wants to explain a lot through unnecessary dialogue.
See it if You want to see a powerful 3 person cast in intertwined story about the hardships one must endure in our lifetime journeys
Don't see it if You like plays with full sets and plays that leave you happy-go-lucky in the end. This one will make you think.
See it if you want to see fine performances in an intriguing & dark play with intimations of the absurd which becomes more assured in its 2nd half.
Don't see it if seeing a production that seemed more in the workshop phase would be bothersome to you.
See it if You like thought provoking stories that make you feel cleverly uncomfortable
Don't see it if You’re looking for a brainless theatrical experience or for a break from the craziness of today’s world