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BROTHERS PLAY by Break With Traditions Productions at Legacy LA

Jeffrey Nordling, Rob Nagle and Jamie Wollrab. Photo by Jeff Lorch Photography

Jeffrey Nordling, Rob Nagle and Jamie Wollrab. Photo by Jeff Lorch Photography

Martίn Hernández – Stage Raw

It is Christmas in Chicago, and for Irish American brothers Jude (Jeffrey Nordling), Francis (Rob Nagle), and Thomas (Jamie Wollrab) that means some unseemly celebrations, despite their saintly names. Jude, the oldest, is committed to visiting the local gambling boats; middle child Francis is savoring the wares at his favorite strip club; and Thomas, the youngest, tries to burn down their parish church. Their actions speak louder than words — words they have suppressed for decades concerning the childhood trauma that has left them psychologically scarred well into their disjointed adulthood. Refusing to acknowledge the matter and directing their rage at each other instead of the true source has worked so far, but when Thomas tries to finally confront them with their horrific past, his siblings revolt in their standard delusional fashion. Read more…

Patrick Chavis – LA Theatre Bites

World Premiere: BROTHERS PLAY @ LA Legacy – 7.5 out of 10 – Above Average! More…

 

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