Tag: Gabriel Franken

"Mine" (Gift Theatre): Gripping Content and Authentic Acting

"Mine" (Gift Theatre):  Gripping Content and Authentic Acting
A woman is grunting in the dark.  The lights come up to showcase Mari in labor.  She is surrounded by a man and two women coaxing her through the delivery process.  She is submerged in a rubber wading pool.  On the side of the oversized blown-up monstrosity, it says ‘birthpool in a box.‘  Already, this... Read more »

"Dawn Quixote" (The Building Stage): Profoundly Nostalgic

"Dawn Quixote" (The Building Stage):  Profoundly Nostalgic
The Building Stage presents the World Premiere of DAWN, QUIXOTE.  Don Quixote was an ordinary man who believed his destiny was to be extraordinary. In his mind, his quest had him attempt to rescue damsels in distress from giants.  The reality was he couldn’t save the prostitutes or stop the windmills.  As Quixote awaits the... Read more »