Posts Tagged ‘The Apple Family Plays’

The Apple Family Plays at Studio Theatre, Reviewed

The Apple Family Plays have nothing do with iPads or MacBooks or the indignities visited upon those who assemble them. Richard Nelson’s quartet of hypercontemporary dramas attempt merely to chart the national mood, to the extent that such a thing exists (possible) and that a gathering of six white New Yorkers, the youngest of whom [...]

ToDo ToDay: The Apple Family Plays, Cat Power, and $5 Sandwiches

Shouty political conversations don’t seem like the foundation of an exciting night at the theater. Yet Richard Nelson’s Apple Family Plays humanizes the talking heads. The four-play series chronicles the lives of members of the Apple family of Rhinebeck, N.Y., during some crucial recent political events. Director Serge Seiden has collected a variety of D.C. regulars to play [...]