Appropriate in Six Words

Some plays generate a lot of talk. Branden Jacobs-Jensen’s Appropriate is about family and legacy and secrets and shame. And even though the word is only used twice in the script, it’s also about lynching. Difficult subjects all. How do you tell your friends what this play is about? We asked Saturday night’s sold-out audience […]

First Look: 6-Word Summaries of Appropriate

Family reunions aren’t really that fraught… are they? We asked the audience at tonight’s performance of Appropriate to sum up the play in 6 words.  Then you posted those snapshots on the lobby wall along a kind of spectrum: from “Like My Family” to “Not Like My Family.” We’ll choose a winner tomorrow. Meantime, here’s […]