Categories 2012

"The stories are simple, but their emotion runs deep, and Paulin turns the stage into a moving sculpture, layering stories like planets in orbit. The action is framed by Richard Hoover’s stunning backdrop, a sepia-tone mural with mirage-like images of small-town life: country road, open sky, a farmhouse. The set evokes Foote’s trademark style -- you get to know his characters slowly, and invest in them without realizing it. Like Chekhov, Foote understands that heartbreak is a strange gift, passage into a new world as mysterious as the moon." - LA Times

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