How can you bring an issue to the forefront and shed new light on it through laughter and the mishaps of human behavior? The key is to treat satire as seriously as any other form of drama, and the best way to realize this is through subtlety. What results is a clash of personalities from all the characters:
Her cousins have been laid off, and her 35th birthday party three months ago was more like a celebration of her impending spinsterhood than a party.
And this, it turns out, is only the guest house. The main house is across the perfectly landscaped grounds. These people have monies. The Edgartown yacht club in Martha's Vineyard. The resulting characters are hilarious in their self-absorbed worlds of money and status, but this is more than a simple send-up of the wealthy.
Metzler gives us a window into the behavior and life pressures of different classes of people, from the Latino caretaker to the globe-trotting playboy. The dialogue comes fast and furious, but Metzler cleverly inserts some social commentary between the laughs.
How does the station you were born into determine who you become? What does it take to start climbing to the top of the social ladder, and what happens after you get there? Like Elemeno Pea, these plays balance laser-like comedy with thoughtful insights about the world.
Masterson says he decided to direct it at SCR because the play is something he feels passionately about and tackles a subject he wants to explore.
Metzler has been in attendance through parts of the rehearsal process, and she has continued to refine the play. Metzler, Masterson and the top-notch cast are collaborating to give SCR audiences a great night of theatre to look forward to. Although familiar with the play, Beck has never appeared on an SCR stage.
Her four co-stars are in the opposite situation: Catch this hilarious group of actors and characters in Elemeno Pea, running Jan.Sep 30, · Late Night Catechism But at intermission, our group compared notes.
While we catholics had found the thing funny, the non-Catholic said that, having no experience with Catholic teaching, the humor was just not hitting him. Elemeno Pea (1) Ellys (2) EMH (2) Enron (1) Eva Peron (1) Every Brilliant Thing (1) Evita (2) Explorers.
In addition to Medicine the Musical, he is also the writer, lyricist and composer for The War, a new musical in development. Previous literary credits include the novels Bang Oblivion and Amaranth, (Moodbox Productions), Elemeno Pea.
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Molly Smith Metzler (Playwright) is the author of Cry it Out, Elemeno Pea, The May Queen, Carve, Close Up Spaceand Training Wisteria. Her regional credits include: Northlight Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville, South Coast Repertory, Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, Chautauqua Theater Company, City Theatre.
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