Playwright Austin Pendleton ‘goes there’ in his tip-toe-through-taboo-territory. Pendleton explores the long-term connectivity of two men. Uncle Bob is a cantankerous hermit. Josh is his highly-agitated nephew. Their relationship is built on raw honesty and a tortured kinship. They spar with intellectual acidity. Both men believe they are ‘uncompromising failures.‘ They are stuck together in a misery-loves-company bond of dysfunction. And they been shackled together since Josh was 8.
Read the rest of my review at Chicago Theater Review.
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