Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Rave Review from
By Danny Bowes (click to read whole review)
Heterosexuals is a slightly misleading and gnomic title for blogger/playwright Lee Papa's new show, now performing at The Cherry Pit. It implies a specificity and narrowness of scope, that the play is somehow limited in subject to those boring old-fashioned (but not, as some theatergoers might at times think, apocryphal) male-female types. The character names indicate otherwise: the married couple are named only "He" and "She" and the wife's friend with whom the husband cheats is simply named the "Other." Here we have universality, and here Heterosexuals begins to reveal itself as, over the course of its concise hour and twenty minutes, a bold, brutally honest look at monogamy, infidelity, and the desperation of being single...

While Heterosexuals may not be for theatregoers squeamish about language (thankfully not a problem for me, just warning sensitive types who can't handle the c-word), it is definitely a show to be seen if you like your comedy with a healthy dose of truth and insight, and if you like your truth and insight presented in an articulate and funny manner.

Four more chances to see Heterosexuals:
Thursday, August 19 at 2 pm
Saturday, August 21 at 10 pm
Monday, August 23 at 8 pm
Wednesday, August 25 at 2 pm

All performances at The Cherry Pit.

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