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Marvin's Room by Scott McPherson - Performed by Barnstormers Theatre
I apologize for marginalizing her feelings if it came across that way but truly I didn't get the expected reaction or emotional connection. Jerry Saks does beautifully with the adaptation of Scripf McPherson's play, presenting an intelligent drama. Like Lee asking Hank if he likes apes after chastising him. Leonardo DiCaprio tackles the role with intensity and urgency and there are a couple of moments ldf I thought he might resemble James Dean without the pout but the sheer anger.
Ten-year-old Charlie tries to simply ignore the chaos going on all round him, a troubled year-o. More Details He's been dying for about 20years. You're left wanting to know how these wonderful characters are doing but at the same time one can acknowledge that it's the best way to end.
Join StageAgent today and unlock amazing theatre resources and opportunities. Research Playwrights, Librettists, Composers and Lyricists. Browse Theatre Writers. They have not seen each other for many years but when Bessie is diagnosed with leukemia, Lee travels to Florida to be tested as a bone marrow donor for her sister. Bessie has cared single-handedly for their father, Marvin, who suffered a severe stroke and is now bed-bound. Bessie cares for her father and aunt without question, despite the leukemia becoming increasingly aggressive.
Goodreads helps you keep track of scropt you want to read! Lee is one role where she just IS the character. Jerry Zaks' directing is excellent! Trivia About Marvin's Room: Ac Ten-year-old Charlie tries to simply ignore the chaos going on all round him, was recently institutionalized after burning down the family's ho.
They get something for it. It's unfortunate that more of the play's humor doesn't come through in Roundabout Theatre Company's production at the American Airlines Theatre. Director Anne Kauffman paints this small, intensely intimate family drama with broad strokes that sometimes obscure the comic moments that lighten the darkness. Bessie Lili Taylor has nursed her father, Marvin, for years following his stroke. They live modestly in Florida with Ruth, Bessie's year-old, soap-opera-addicted aunt Celia Weston.