Expat lovebirds unravel in Amy Herzog’s relationship psycho-drama.
Amy Herzog’s Belleville isn’t the kind of thriller with Psycho
strings or undead dance moves. It’s the haunting kind that meticulously
picks at peripheral, casual details until an entire m
“Sad and poor Irish people sitting in a room” is practically a theatrical genre unto itself these days. The Night Alive,
a play by famed Irish playwright Conor McPherson, hardly reinvents it.
The setting is the epitome of pedagogical
order. Posters of Hindu deities line the walls, a giant bottle of hand
sanitizer sits sentry on the teacher’s desk, buckets of markers top the
CoHo Productions’ The Outgoing Tide
digs into hefty stuff: Playwright Bruce Graham tackles the dilemmas
faced when a family member has Alzheimer’s disease, along with moral,
ethical and em