The best Cow story ever produced in Tucson, maybe anywhere, is The Stockyard Story by Tucson Playwright, Tomas DeMoss. Produced by Studio Connections, Brian Hale and Timothy Hollis were the lead actors and were nothing short of brilliant. Timothy spent the entire hilarious performance in a cow suit and was Udderly Superb. This play should be brought back by popular demand. CALL Robert Encila and tell him to do this.
i believe this was reviewed on the first performance. I think it's a good review. However, the play is a uniting, a chorography of individual performances but intentionally not melded like a Broadway dance production. The movement and entwining is intended to be chaotic and dissembling so that the audience is drawn into it. The play acts as a mirror of our imperfect selves in an imperfect world that is in constant need of adjusting. Like an old TV set. The director would have failed had he turned AMERICA HURRAH into a chorus line of perfectly moving parts. There can be improvement, true, but whether there is or not, it doesn't affect the play. It's actually a small thing. I thought the play, like the playwright, van Itallie, was brilliant and that Mr. Encila directed it masterfully. Tomas DeMoss
Tucson Weekly |
3280 E. Hemisphere Loop, Suite 180, Tucson AZ 85706 |
P.O. Box 27087, Tucson AZ 85726-7087 |
(520) 294-1200 |
Powered by Foundation