Essential Theatre: When Things Are Lost

Last night I saw Derek Dixon’s “When Things Are Lost” staged by Essential Theatre as part of their 2016 Play Festival. It had a lot of potential but, unfortunately, due to some sloppy characterization and trying a bit too hard to be surreal, this potential wasn’t realized. However, I think that the playwright found a good way to tell a very important and touching story and hope that there will be a rewrite in the future.
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