Birth date: July 04, 1965
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BLUF: Play about a self-destructing family.Not convinced? Here is the break down of characters (note: daughters not in age order)Father – drunkMother – drug abuser Daughter 1 – not good enoughDaughter 2 – control freakDaughter 3 – depressed & naiveGranddaughter – drug userGrandson – waste of lifeThe...
How could you not love Tracy Letts?
I'm going to reread this lovely play immediately. Grief, gambling, twisted dreams and an untarnished American Dream, plus Letts' usual serving of awkward romance. Superior, indeed.
I want to write an essay on this comparing Peter to Gregor in Kafka's Metamorphosis. I love plays that stay in one place for 3 acts. I'm no Jeanne Dixon, but I think this play is a winner. Letts had me from Agnes' opening scene, when she sees something in the mirror she doesn't like. I'd love to be ...