Gary A Sequel to Titus Andronicus by Taylor Mac with Nathan Lane: Review and Pics

“Gary” is a mess, deliberately so. Written by the downtown provocateur Taylor Mac making his Broadway debut, it stars three of the best comic stage actors in America as three minor characters from Shakespeare’s bloodiest tragedy who have survived the coup and the carnage of that play, and are now faced with cleaning it all up….

“Gary” is nothing if not gooey.

But what else is it?

That depends on whom you ask. “Gary” is a polarizing play. Some who’ve seen it dismiss it as sophomoric, tedious and confusing. Others praise it as clever, funny, and profound. I half-agree with both opinions.   It’s the jarring juxtapositions that make “Gary” feel so original

 

Full review on DC Theatre Scene

Click on any photograph by Julia Cervantes to see it enlarged.

 

 

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Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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