Days of Rage – Manifesto of Middle Class Ennui

Steven Levenson’s Days of Rage is more satire than a play about rage. Flashback to 1969. Nixon was in The White House and a war was raging in Vietnam. Three 20-somethings – two middle-class college dropouts, the third from a working class family – share a seedy house in an upstate New York college town.…

Apologia – Attempts to Justify Poor Parenting

Apologia, Alexi Kaye Campbell’s 2009 play, first produced in London starring Stockard Channing is now stateside at the Roundabout Theater. ‘Apologia’ does not mean apology. It means “a formal, written defense of one’s opinions or conduct”. Everyone in this dysfunctional family dramedy is on the defense as Ms. Channing’s character, Kristen Miller, attacks. Kristin Miller,…