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Terry Morgan – ArtsBeatLA

Sometimes great actors can save a bad play. The sheer strength of their talent or the brilliance of their star power dazzles us into not noticing or caring that the vehicle they’re in is lacking an engine or wheels. (Al Pacino comes to mind. Hoo-ah!) More often than not, however, a poor script leaves otherwise strong actors stuck like T-rexes in a tar pit, flailing about to no avail with their tiny arms. This is the unfortunate situation with the current bAfA TheatreWorks production of Suse Sternkopf’s Slow Thunder at the Theatre 68 Arts Complex, which strands some of L.A.’s best actors in a play that emphasizes the slow and fails to display the thunder. Read more…