GIDION’S KNOT at the Pasadena Playhouse/Carrie Hamilton Theatre

Pauline Adamek – LA Weekly

Aaron Francis’ bold scenic design has the audience seated in school desks for Gidion’s Knot, getting you into the right frame of mind for Johnna Adams’ intense one-act showdown between a fifth-grade teacher and a parent. Corryn (Vonessa Martin) shows up for a teacher-parent conference, having been summoned a few days earlier by Miss Clark (Paula Cale Lisbe) after she inexplicably suspended Corryn’s son, Gidion.

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 Sharon Perlmutter  –  Talkin’ Broadway

Furious is back and as furious as ever. Let the people rejoice! Well, the people who love dark, confrontational theatre that takes them for a hell of a ride and leaves them drained afterward—let them rejoice. Furious is back in residence at Pasadena Playhouse’s Carrie Hamilton Theatre, and I’m happy to report that the company’s temporary absence hasn’t dulled its edge.

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Now running through November 24.