Deborah Klugman – Stage Raw
Part memory play, part social drama, Janine Salinas Schoenberg’s Las Mujeres Del Mar(Women of the Sea) tells the story of three generations of Mexican-American women who strive to love and support each other despite their past wounds and resentments. A world premiere mounted at Playwrights’ Arena, it’s skillfully directed by Diane Rodriguez, and framed by an array of technical elements that highlight a meaningful story. Yet despite good dialogue and three fully realized lead characters, the production is off the mark; racing through several generations of events at breakneck speed, it imparts sensitivity and breadth but needs more detail in parts of the narrative to attain its full power.
Now running through October 14