There comes a time in your life, when you discover an emptiness. You have no thought of yourself as empty. You have no thought of yourself as empty and you have been operating as if you were not. But a day comes when you are made aware of it – your emptiness – and you yearn to be full. The pain of discovering this emptiness is unequaled by anything, except the pain of this yearning to be full. That is when you begin, for the first time in your life – for the first time with you life – to search for a language. A tongue. A voice. A means of articulation…
– Excerpt from TALK
Written by Carl Hancock Rux
Directed by Marion McClinton
Featuring Anthony Mackie, Reg E. Cathey, James Himelsbach, Karen Kandel, John Seitz, Maria Tucci
Set Design James Noone
Costume Design Toni-Leslie James
Lighting Design James L. Vermeulen
Sound Design Tim Schellenbaum
Film by Marilys Ernst
Dramaturg Jocelyn Clark
Production Stage Manager Scott Pegg
Winner of two OBIE awards: Ensemble Performance & Film/Video Design
The most ambitious play in years. Talk wins the case for a renewed theatre of ideas.
TIME OUT NY
Original, provocative, and entertaining… One of the best evenings this season.