Through April 9, 2017
Two hours of angst, with intermission.
To see a full review of this show, read Bob Abelman's blog here.
“A Great Wilderness” is a thought-provoking script that gets an excellent production. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself involved in a lengthy discussion regarding the meaning of the play’s conclusion and have lots of self-thoughts about the play and its implications.
No matter what your views concerning the subject matter, this is a thinking person’s play that will open up dialogue for the trip home and for days after. It is a controversial subject with religious overtones that brings a lot of emotion to the surface. Share it with someone you trust and be prepared to discuss the work (especially the ending) at length.To see a full review of this show, read Mark Horning's blog.
These adult characters are playing tennis without an opponent. They all essentially agree with each other regarding the benefits of curing gay men and, as they keep lobbing or slamming their arguments over the net, there is no one on the other side to return serve.
To see a full review of this show, read Christine Howey's review at Cleveland Scene
Can two weeks at a mountain cabin and an understanding adult “turn” a gay teen straight? That’s not the only question the ambitious A Great Wilderness poses at this latest Beck Center’s production. Author Samuel D. Hunter has provided director Scott Spence and the six-member cast a play that toys with the “what ifs” of life, but provides no pat answers.
To see a full review of this show, read Laura Kennelly's blog
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