Potatoes under the arms absorb odor. Whiskey soaked socks cure a cough. A banana peel on the head makes a headache go away. Stefanie Zadravec’s play immediately charms as Kathy Logelin (Natalia) shares homespun remedies for ailments. The no-nonsense, sage-like Logelin captivates with her old world knowledge. Perched on one side of the theatre, Logelin keeps watch over her baby throughout the show. Through the randomness of a car accident, her life intersects with an eclectic group of lost souls.
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Filed under: Rivendell Theatre Ensemble
Tags: Amanda Powell, Amanda Williams, Ann M. Shanahan, Brave Lux, Chicago theater, Diana Fairchild, H.B. Ward, Janice Pytel, Jeff Trainor, Joanna Iwanicka, Joe Mazza, Kate Hopgood, Kathy Logelin, Katy Walsh, Lionel Gentle, Meighan Gerachis, post, Rivendell Theatre, Scott Verissimo, Tara Mallen, Wendye Clarendon