This was a very troubling play by Neil LaBute – as his plays so often are. At the Almeida, as LaBute’s plays so often are.
The acting was terrific but we didn’t get the same wow factor from this one as we sometimes do with LaBute.
- Michael Billington in the Guardian was a little unsure – “an intriguing therapy-session rather than a first-rate piece of drama” – click here;
- Charles Spencer in the Telegraph suggested “clunky” – click here;
- Ian Shuttleworth in the FT seems more impressed, especially with David Morrisey – click here;
- Mark Espiner in the Guardian did one of his review of reviews to allow the non-visitor to wax lyrical about this play.production – click here.
Good LaBute but not the very best LaBute was our verdict. But we were still discussing the issues deep into the weekend.