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Blue/Orange, Player King Productions

Photo by Patrick Viall Photography.

 

Blue/Orange by Joe Penhall.

 

Sharon Perlmutter – TalkinBroadway.com

I’ve been waiting for a Los Angeles production of Joe Penhall’s Blue/Orange ever since it won a bunch of awards in London back in 2000-2001. It’s a dark little piece about race, the human condition, degrees of insanity, and the way our own perceptions and biases influence our reality. Sort of an Oleanna by way of Equus, Blue/Orange centers on a power struggle between two mental health professionals as they disagree on the diagnosis of a patient, who is clearly caught in the middle.   Read more…