Clubbed Thumb presents a new play in which three sisters (no, not those ones) are stricken with a series of strange plagues. More…
Isabel’s got pains. Anne’s got slugs. And Genevieve doesn't want to talk about hers. She just wants you to eat the damn hummus (she made it!). Let's talk about family nightmares. I mean, uh, memories.
"Surreal, funny, ultimately muddled...This beautifully paced production is as comically headlong as Arbery’s script, its slip-slide of time fast and ever-shifting...Reynolds, whose excellent cast nails the heightened tone, stages some moments so vividly that they are probably more memorable than the overloaded play...The frustrating thing...is that the women aren’t really at its center...It feels like a bit of a bait and switch that, for the sisters, such depth is implausibly elusive." Full Review
See it if you support new work by young US playwrights. or if you enjoy a top-notch ensemble cast working with great confidence in a slick production
Don't see it if you need a clear, linear plot that makes narrative sense. (it will get under your skin though!--there's something worthwhile here!)
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