BWW: MIDDLETOWN Explores Life

Director Michael Chamberlin, who has had some great successes in the recent past does a serviceable job making sense of the words he was given. His use of the audience (us) as a character works very well, and he uses the small space effectively. His cast choices are his greatest achievement in this piece, as they do a good job of conveying the absurdity of this piece. In addition Ms. Chavis, other standouts include Bruce Alan Rauscher as the police officer, and John Stange as the weird and “lost” John Dodge, the quirky neighbor who befriends Mary. Ms. Chavis and Mr. Stange particularly do a remarkable job of playing off each other and developing a relationship under absurdist circumstances.

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