In a Dark Dark House

Neil Holland and David Beck star in Neil LaBute's In a Dark Dark House by Knife Edge Productions at the Gural Theatre. Original photo by Brian Hotaling.
How dark is it? We’ll let you know!

By Andrew Andrews

Estranged brothers Terry and Drew have spent two decades coping with the physical and sexual abuse they suffered as children.

Drew has checked into a psych hospital to overcome his substance addiction once and for all, before his wife and kids say goodbye for the last time.

After wrapping his car around a telephone pole, Drew needs Terry to corroborate his childhood trauma to explain—and hopefully excuse—his reckless behavior.

Terry, however, is not so eager to revisit the past that has haunted him for twenty years. Always struggling to make sense of what’s happened and its impact on his current behavior, Terry appears to be the strong, silent type, but is always just one false move away from diving off the deep end.

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Andrew Andrews attended In a Dark Dark House at A.R.T./New York Theatres Gural Theatre in New York on Sunday, December 8, 2019 @ 2:00pm to write this review.

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