HOW HIS BRIDE CAME TO ABRAHAM
none too fragile theater
November 9-December 8, 2012330-671-4563 or nonetofragile.com
In spite of good acting and an intense production, HOW HIS BRIDE CAME TO ABRAHAM has such a biased development that it fails to live up to the stated goal of educating the audience on hope and compassion as it relates to a pacifist attitude toward the Israeli/Arab conflict.
To see a full review of this show, read Roy Berko's blog here.
As directed by Sean Derry, the two actors handling this ambitious material are starkly believable, even when the scenes are less so.
To see a full review of this show, read Christine Howey's blog Rave and Pan
Actors Leighann Niles DeLorenzo and Gabriel Riazi bring to life with impassioned intensity the horror, hatred and distrust of Middle East warfare in this two-person play by Karen Sunde. This pair sets a ferocious tone from the opening moment they’re seen wrestling on the ground of a sandy, boulder-strewn stage, she wearing a keffiyeh on her head so that at first, Abraham is unaware she’s a young woman.
To see a full review of this show, see http://www.ohio.com/the330entertainment/theater-reviews/middle-east-warfare-explored-in-piercing-drama-1.349471