Rachel has it all: marriage, house, career. So why does she suddenly have this creeping feeling? Did she leave something behind? Or is there something in the walls? Her husband thinks she needs time; her psychiatrist suggests positive thinking. But then the visions start. Apparitions of doubts, past decisions, future mistakes. Is it time for Xanax? Prozac? Or perhaps she just needs to forget it all, follow her instinct, and kiss a stranger. A darkly comic play about the underside of domesticity, the complexity of the brain in chaos, and the thin line between sinking and survival.
[ANIMAL] teas[es] out its fractured storyline with elements of menace and surrealism reminiscent of Harold Pinter Hollywood Reporter.
Lizzimores drama turns one womans mental descent into a theatrical tour de force [The playwright] shows herself to be a master of theatrical legerdemainAs its main character descends further and further into madness, Lizzimore puts us right in that vortex of her downward spiral. ANIMAL delivers the extraordinary. TheWrap.com.
[an] unrelenting pressure cooker of a play[with] brilliantly funny dialogue by Lizzimore TheaterMania.com.
Toying with the line between perception and reality, ANIMAL takes us on a viciously playful tour through one womans mental crisis. [The plays] action is thrilling. Its also funny. Lizzimore has a sense for the ironies underlying mental health rehabilitationThe play seems to waltz through a minefield of overwrought materialwhich is a testament to the specificity and originality that Lizzimore brings to her writingawe-inspiring Theasy.com.
Restless Artists Theatre (View)
295 20th street
sparks, NV 89503
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|