Sunday, May 27, 2018

"Three Days of Rain"

Three Days of Rain
Richard Greenberg

Tasi Alabastro Robert Sean Campbell
“None of this ever happened.”  In the midst of a heated argument, inner feelings flow unabashedly into the open; closely held secrets tumble into the light of day; and suddenly looks of shock and regret replace those of intended insult and resulting anger.  In Richard Greenberg’s Three Days of Rain, now at Dragon Productions Theatre Company, this same sequence occurs decades apart by members of two families and their two generations, leading each time to an uneasy agreement to act as if nothing ever occurred.  In this 1998 Pulitzer Prize nominated drama, the question of what really happened years prior and who did what becomes central to three grown children after two of the three of their parents have passed away and the third is losing her mind.   In the end, the play leads each of us to question how much do we really know about our own families’ histories and why we are who we are today.

For my complete review, please proceed to Talkin' Broadway:

Rating: 4.5 E

Three Days of Rain continues through June 17, 2018 at Dragon Productions Theatre Company, 2120 Broadway Street, Redwood City, CA.  Tickets are available online at or by calling 650-493-2006.

Photo Credit: Scott Ragle

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