Some modern playwrights make you conjure up whole worlds. There's (A.R.) Gurneyville, a pleasant town with plenty of shade trees. There, WASPS with careers yearn for Faustian bargains, if only to feel something other than ennui. Or you could visit (Neil) Simonburg, where everyone kvetches entertainingly and looks for the next big break. And many, many small theater companies can't resist a stop at (Sam) Shepardton, where the trailer parks are just a forecast away from some natural disaster and everyone has a dark family secret hidden beneath the dark family secrets... More >>>