"The Burden of not having a Tail" (Sideshow Theatre): Miller is Crazy (Great)!

"The Burden of not having a Tail" (Sideshow Theatre): Miller is Crazy (Great)!

Sideshow Theatre presents the World Premiere of THE BURDEN OF NOT HAVING A TAIL.

The curious title of Playwright Carrie Barrett’s new work sounds like a kid’s book.  It could easily be the name of the adventures of Curious George’s trainer.  It isn’t.  Walking into the cellophane-wrapped theatre, any thoughts of a children’s theme are eliminated.  Set Designer Eleanor Kahn’s plastic-covered sanctuary looks like a sterilized loony bin.  Properties Designer Arianna Soloway adds in a rocking chair, book shelves and a jar of kisses.  The cozy choices welcome us to the world of a ‘prepper.‘  This is the home of someone preparing for the apocalypse.

Read the rest of my review at Chicago Theater Beat.

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