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THE PETRIFIED FOREST at Theatre West

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Deborah Klugman – Stage Raw

In Robert E. Sherwood’s 1934 play, The Petrified Forest, a world-weary writer, Alan Squier (skillfully etched by John DeMita), happens into a remote café in the Arizona desert, and in the space of a few short hours has stirred the eternal ardor of the café owner’s starry-eyed daughter, Gabby (Leona Britton) – or so she thinks. By the time the play wraps up, Gabby’s passion has been requited with an ultimate sacrifice.  Read more…

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