A Body of Water

59E59 Theatres [Theatre A] (New York, NY)
59 E. 59th St.
New York, NY
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Review - A Body Of Water: Hell is Other People's Existential Theatre
by Kristin Salaky - October 14, 2008

Lee Blessing's plays have always shown a wonderful knack for vivid story-telling (A Walk In The Woods, Cobb), but in his new Off-Broadway offering, A Body of Water, the author is intentionally not telling us the story. Likewise, I won't be completely telling you the story of why I found the piece, on the whole, a letdown, because to do so would reveal too many details best explained on the playwright's timeline. But if I found fault with the play itself, director Maria Mileaf's Primary Stages production is a fine mounting. (more...)