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Running time: 1hr 25mins; no intermission.

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Seemingly lucid, Maxine believes her daughter is paying off the nurse to slowly kill her. “SF Playhouse takes ‘The Christians’ seriously”, Janiak, Lily. “Lucas Hnath’s ‘Red Speedo’ Opens Tonight” Playbill, March 6, 2016. Directed by Sam Gold, the cast features Laurie Metcalf, Chris Cooper, Jayne Houdyshell, and Condola Rashād. Whatever her daughter is paying, Maxine says, she'll pay more if Tina can keep her alive until the new year. [15][16][17], The play was nominated for two 2016 Drama Desk Awards: Outstanding Play and Outstanding Actor in a Play, Andrew Garman. Seemingly lucid, Maxine believes her daughter is paying off the nurse to slowly kill her.

ROYAL COURT THEATRE By Lucas Hnath. It is this immediate threat facing these characters each one thinks they can do something about. “Laurie Metcalf and Chris Cooper Will Star in Broadway’s ‘A Doll’s House, Part 2′” Playbill, October 7, 2016, Clement, Olivia. It's that "death tax" that concerns Maxine (Deanna Dunagan), a wealthy widow in a nursing home who's been told by the doctors (and she feels it, too) that she is "in decline"—on her way to dying. Déjà vu! Also by Lucas Hnath DEATH TAX A PUBLIC READING OF AN UNPRODUCED SCREENPLAY ABOUT THE DEATH OF WALT DISNEY ISAAC’S EYE by Lucas Hnath 3M, 1W To understand light and optics better, young Isaac Newton inserted a long needle “between my eye and the bone, as near Twisting a devious course over a mere 80 minutes and across Lookingglass Theatre’s nearly barebones thrust stage, this puzzle play by Lucas Hnath (whose equally treacherous Isaac’s Eye just opened at Writers Theatre) throws us onto a roller coaster ride of shifting sympathies and strategic lies. Tina, bewildered, denies it, but Maxine is certain she's got her woman. Support the free press, so we can support Austin. Heidi Stillman's staging is spare and spry, but unafraid to hold an uncomfortable moment long enough to make it more uncomfortable. Lucas Hnath’s Death Tax tells the story of elderly Maxine who lives in a nursing home.

It was produced at the Humana Festival of New American Plays (Louisville, Kentucky) in 2014[12][13] and premiered Off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons on August 28, 2015 (previews), closing on October 25, 2015. [19] The play won the 2016 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play.

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Tina has plenty of problems of her own, too: She has a custody battle waiting for her back home in Haiti if she can just raise the money to fight it.

Directed by Les Waters, the cast featured Andrew Garman as “Pastor Paul”.

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The play was commissioned by South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa, California, where it is running at the same time, directed by Shelley Butler, beginning April 9, 2017. | Contact. REALITY THEFT. It may have been Ben Franklin or Daniel Defoe who coined the phrase about life's two certainties, the ones that constitute the title of Lucas Hnath's twisty, engaging 2012 work. London SW1W 8AS. “Steppenwolf Casts ‘The Christians’ and ‘Straight White Men'”, Janiak, Lily. General Admission – $10 Reduced (military personnel, senior citizens 55+, and pre-college students) – $8 Groups of 10 or more – $7 per person, © 2020 Choose Wichita Falls, All Rights Reserved. It's all very well written, with the kinds of insightful and sensitive character portrayals that are a hallmark of Hnath's writing (The Christians; A Doll's House Part 2). “HILLARY AND CLINTON – Victory Gardens Theater”. It's the Tony winner, Dunagan, who's on the poster, and she's admittedly delightful as this spiteful old witch, spouting proclamations like, "People who have money are preserved."