Publicist: Dean Bruggeman
Playwright Marnie Olson’s unflinchingly honest approach in her dramatization of emotional and physical traumas throughout her life yields an understanding of our shared humanity, resulting in a celebration of triumph over adversity and a clear-eyed theatrical snapshot of what it means to be human in all its messy complexity. Jennifer Chun’s well-paced direction keeps the show moving briskly while deftly balancing the comedic/dramatic strains of the multi-faceted script. The four-actor ensemble reveal terrific range in each of their unique, emotionally demanding story arcs. This play is a beautifully written exploration of emotional issues surrounding identity and self-acceptance; in short, it’s a play for all of us, whether male or female, old or young.