Blue/Orange, Player King Productions

Photo by Patrick Viall Photography.

Blue/Orange by Joe Penhall.

Sharon Perlmutter –

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 EquusBlue/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…