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Theater Review: The Humans

Nov 6, 2018

As the holiday season approaches, for those with families it is often a time of dread, because we cannot escape the inherent dysfunctions that are readily apparent at the requisite gatherings. There's no escape from it, because everyone is neurotic (or worse) to a certain degree, and family dynamics necessarily reflect the confluence of these idiosyncrasies, neuroses, compulsions, and, in some cases, psychoses.

In the regional premiere of Stephen Karam's The Humans—which garnered the 2016 Tony for Best Play and was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in drama—we are surrounded by a series of quintessential quirky traits, vulnerabilities, and frailties that are, as the title indicates, part of the human condition.

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Credit Michael Ensminger