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IT GOES LIKE THIS at the Marilyn Monroe Theatre at the Lee Strasberg Creative Center

David Bartlett

David Bartlett

 

IT GOES LIKE THIS by JACK BETTS.

 

Pauline Adamek – LA Weekly

Written and directed by veteran actor Jack Betts, It Goes Like This is a personal story, clumsily told. Leaden-footed, as if cast in concrete, the melodramatic saga manages to be both utterly predictable yet also contain enough dramatic revelations to rival a telenovela. Kevin McCorkle rigidly portrays a highly decorated general who runs his family with an iron fist. Against the protests of his gentle wife Colleece (Rachel O’Meara), he is shipping off his guitar-playing teen sons to military school so they can man up. But out of the blue he gets a call that causes his past to crash in on him. Suddenly, he’s confronted by the truth behind the loss of his brother.
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