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What I liked
The performances. Full writeup at https://cahighways.org/wordpress/?p=14457
What I didn't like
I was unsure about the story, although as a 1971 play, there’s not much they can do about it.
My overall impression
I’m not quite sure I picked up all the points of theplay from the play, although I do think I got the gist of it. The bigger question, in my mind, was the point that was trying to be made. Even if the story was confusing, the performances were strong, under the direction of Sarah-Jean Kruchowski (FB). The leads — Joey Bothwell (FB) as Cavale and Eddie Mills (FB) as Slim — were just spectacular. Strong, emotional, raw, at times dangerous and unhinged. They reflected well the strong personalities and emotions of their characters. Additionally, Bothwell’s singing was beautiful during her one song. Full writeup at https://cahighways.org/wordpress/?p=14457