An infinitely great evening at the Tarragon

I want you to be as surprised as I was that a play that includes an onstage violinist to punctuate emotional moments, a note in its program from a “consulting physicist” who provided the playwright with an eight-page biography of the play’s physicist character, and that features a fully grown woman playing an eight-year-old could work as well as it does.

Read more

Looking for closure after visit to Waiting Room

Watching Waiting Room, Tarragon Theatre’s newest drama, brought memories of the experience bubbling to the surface. I presume it would be similar for anyone who has spent a significant amount of time in a hospital. Someone without that experience would leave the show with a solid idea of what a hospital stay is like, but I’m not sure I get what learning that lesson accomplishes.

Read more