Presented by Open Theatre Project Created by Lynda Backman, Molly Gilbert, Zahra A. Belyea, Sarah Jacobs, Rosie Mcinnes, Robin Abrahams, Hal Halper, J. Deschene, Lydia Jane Graeff, Athena-Gwendolyn Baptiste Directed by Lynda Bachman and Molly Gilbert
(Jamaica Plain, MA) OTP’s Fear Project tells human stories of insecurity and fragility. It is comprised in two halves of short vignettes strung to make a unified narrative. They slowly reveal the interconnected fears of an estranged brother and sister struggling to maintain their family ties. They suffer their secrets alone even as they project the same fears.Continue reading →
Take x; add a strong cast and tight direction to a Pulitzer Prize winning script, and the result will be Curtain Call Theatre’s production of Proof. The small theater group embodies two of the main themes of the play: testing theories and proving yourself.
The cast brings strength and soul to the script. At the core is Sarah Jacobs. This recent Brandeis University graduate possesses natural talent that creates an awkward, intelligent, and inwardly strong Catherine. She has a few small affectations and a lack of cynicism, but those nuances will go away with life and career experience. Dan Delaporta, as Hal, exudes energy and geekiness. He displays both the self-centeredness and sensitivity that makes him a good match for Catherine. Both actors will continue to thrive as long as they practice their craft and remain open to all opportunities. Continue reading →