Review: World Premiere of “Kill The Debbie Downers! Kill Them! Kill Them! Kill Them Off!” by Shotgun Players (****)

by Charles Kruger In this production, the words of Anton Chekhov are spoken, but what we see is certainly not his famous “Three Sisters,” but a creative exploration of that play’s themes and characters, rearranged into something new and strange and entrancing. The original piece is notoriously depressing, full of sad melody, disappointment, and loss. […]

Review: ‘Edward Gant’s Amazing Feats of Loneliness’ at Shotgun Players (***1/2)

(Charles Kruger) (Rating: ***1/2) (“Edward Gant’s Amazing Feats of Loneliness” plays at The Ashby Stage from December 5th 2013 through January 12th 2014.) Anthony Neilson‘s side splitting, mind bending sideshow extravaganza is a surprising, intelligent entertainment, bizarre and peculiar, touching and disturbing, disgusting and inspiring and almost ineffably sad. “Edward Gant’s Amazing Feats of Loneliness” […]