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THE LIFE AND SORT OF DEATH OF ERIC ARGYLE at Son of Semele Ensemble

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Deborah Klugman – Stage Raw

“Alas for those that never sing,

But die with all their music in them.”

Usually attributed, possibly inaccurately, to Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. (1809-1894) in “The Voiceless”

Irish playwright Ross Dungan might have had this quote in mind -– for sure he had the sentiment –- when he wrote this sad and whimsical play about the life and death of an ordinary man. Read more…

Photo by Matthew McCray

Photo by Matthew McCray

Margaret Gray – LA Times

At first, “The Life and Sort of Death of Eric Argyle” by Irish playwright Ross Dungan gives the impression of a short story that somehow fell into the submission pile at Son of Semele theater — whereupon director Matthew McCray gamely gathered his ensemble and staged it anyway. Read more…

Now running through September 28.