THE MONGOOSE at The Road on Magnolia

Photo by Ed Krieger

Deborah Klugman – Stage Raw

In the opening scene of Will Arbery’s dark, roundabout dramedy, a family lounges in the living room of their grungy Dallas domicile, munching food and watching TV. The clan consists of Cole, the dad (Dirk Etchison), and his three teenaged kids. Kay Bailey (Arielle Fodor), the serious-minded middle sibling (and, we learn, the only family member in firm touch with an external reality) inquires if they’ll be going to church. After a brief discussion, the consensus emerges as no. Read more…

Now running through April 17.