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Appropriate Presented By Available Light Theatre

Anne Evans Anne Evans Appropriate Presented By Available Light Theatre

The acrimonious homecoming, the family reunion gone very wrong, old resentments bubble over and family secrets are revealed. It’s a staple of American storytelling. Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, the theatre’s fastest rising star, uses it to concoct a conflict that could not feel more up-to-the-minute. In Appropriate, the Lafayette family gathers at the neglected Arkansas home of […]

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Appropriate Presented By Available Light Theatre

Anne Evans Anne Evans Appropriate Presented By Available Light Theatre

The acrimonious homecoming, the family reunion gone very wrong, old resentments bubble over and family secrets are revealed. It’s a staple of American storytelling. Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, the theatre’s fastest rising star, uses it to concoct a conflict that could not feel more up-to-the-minute. In Appropriate, the Lafayette family gathers at the neglected Arkansas home of […]

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Appropriate Presented By Available Light Theatre

Anne Evans Anne Evans Appropriate Presented By Available Light Theatre

The acrimonious homecoming, the family reunion gone very wrong, old resentments bubble over and family secrets are revealed. It’s a staple of American storytelling. Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, the theatre’s fastest rising star, uses it to concoct a conflict that could not feel more up-to-the-minute. In Appropriate, the Lafayette family gathers at the neglected Arkansas home of […]

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Theatre Review: Available Light’s Hilarious and Painful ‘Appropriate’

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Theatre Review: Available Light’s Hilarious and Painful ‘Appropriate’

Happy families have no place on the stage since King Lear and before. Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ Appropriate, opening this weekend in a visceral, hot-blooded production directed by David J. Glover for Available Light, skewers the contemporary model of toxic-family play, sets it on fire, and illuminates ugly truths about the human condition from a fresh, surprising […]

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Appropriate Presented By Available Light Theatre

Anne Evans Anne Evans Appropriate Presented By Available Light Theatre

The acrimonious homecoming, the family reunion gone very wrong, old resentments bubble over and family secrets are revealed. It’s a staple of American storytelling. Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, the theatre’s fastest rising star, uses it to concoct a conflict that could not feel more up-to-the-minute. In Appropriate, the Lafayette family gathers at the neglected Arkansas home of […]

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Appropriate Presented By Available Light Theatre

Anne Evans Anne Evans Appropriate Presented By Available Light Theatre

The acrimonious homecoming, the family reunion gone very wrong, old resentments bubble over and family secrets are revealed. It’s a staple of American storytelling. Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, the theatre’s fastest rising star, uses it to concoct a conflict that could not feel more up-to-the-minute. In Appropriate, the Lafayette family gathers at the neglected Arkansas home of […]

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Available Light Channels the Magic of Becoming Yourself in Dear Piqua

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Available Light Channels the Magic of Becoming Yourself in Dear Piqua

Local actor and singer-songwriter Drew Eberly opens his sweet, earnest song cycle Dear Piqua this weekend in a charming Available Light production directed by Matt Slaybaugh. Drew Eberly gets the elephant in the theatrical room out of the way early by opening with a snatch of Bruce Springsteen’s “Hungry Heart” and winkingly accusing the boss […]

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