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06.21.2010 | | Posted at 09:05 AM

Alchemist Theatre’s CLOSET LAND

By Russ Bickerstaff
I didn’t sleep well last night. It’s not often that a play can do that for me. Alchemist Theatre really lives-up to its name with its production of Closet Land. The script is solid, but not particularly brilliant. The acting is good, but not particularly inspiured. Somehow unremarkable elements come together to make something profoundl disturbing—emotionally affecting on a overwhelming leve...
05.29.2010 | | Posted at 07:40 AM

Alchemist’s CLOSET LAND Taps The Dramatic Appeal of Incarceration

By Russ Bickerstaff
In a few weeks, the Alchemist Theatre opens its production of Radha Bharadwaj’s Closetland.�Set entirely in a cell, the play follows the interrogation of a children’s book author (played by Jenna Wetzel) by a mysterious authority figure (played by Aaron Kopec.) The stage play is adapted by Bharadwaj from the screenplay of her 1991 film starring Madeline Stowe and Alan Rickman. It should be in...

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