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Lovell Estell III — Stage Raw

The terminally damaged clan on display in John Bunzel’s dark comedy convincingly affirms that oft quoted adage of Tolstoy’s that “every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way”.

The play is set in a remote cabin in Puget Sound that was once the home of a famous author, whose death under mysterious circumstances has brought his family together to resolve matters about his estate. We know something unusual is afoot when the play starts and we first see daughter Judy (Eve Danzeisen) attentively eyeballing a large dildo in her hand that she hastily stashes when her brother Ned (Luke McClure) galumphs into the room from out of town.
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Now running through June 2