Three Pianos by Rick Burkhardt, Alec Duffy, and Dave Malloy, American Repertory Theatre, Loeb Drama Center, 12/7/11-1/8/12, http://www.americanrepertorytheater.org/events/show/three-pianos.
Reviewed by Gillian Daniels
In Three Pianos, Rick Burkhardt, Alec Duffy, and Dave Malloy look to reconcile the historical Schubertiade with more modern, boozy gatherings of friends.
The production believes there’s little difference between the parties that Schubert threw for his friends, prominent artists during the Romantic movement, and the soirees of contemporary audiences. Particularly entertaining are the actors, in the guise of German guests, deciding who should go on a beer run. Continue reading