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Small Tragedy

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  3 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Full of interest, intelligence, amusement and spine-chilling verity . . . staying with you long after you leave the theater.-The Village Voice It starts in rehearsal for a semi-amateur production of Oedipus Rex-with clandestine cast romances and a running debate about fate-and ends with the revelation of a hideous truth. Craig Lucas will direct his film adaptation of this ...more
Published July 1st 2008 by Theatre Communications Group (first published March 1st 2005)
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Jan 27, 2016 Loretta rated it it was ok
I've never seen this play performed, so perhaps I would recognize its genius in performance, but strictly as a play I've read, I didn't like it. I didn't feel a connection to any of the characters, and as a result, I didn't really care what happened to them. I don't think any of them are likeable. I also wonder how the many and varied scenes in which all of the actors talk over each other could leave audience members anything but confused and frustrated. Personally, I think the last scene is a b ...more
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