DEATH TAX Reviews

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Death Tax plays March 6 – April 4, 2015. Pick-your-price tickets are available online or by calling 612-825-0459.

Reviews

Review by Graydon Royce, Star Tribune

Death Tax discusses issues that many of us should be discussing. The ideas are not profound, yet seeing them illustrated in real humanity reminds us that day is coming.” Read the full review »

Review by John Olive, howwastheshow.com

“What a cast! The ever-marvelous Wendy Lehr plays Maxine with admirable feistiness, raging against the dying of the light. Her delectable energy animates the play. Tracey Maloney… bristles with a thrilling combination of anger and love. Wonderful. As Todd, Clarence Wethern is sweet, handsome – and scarily cynical. … And then, saving the best for last, there’s Regina Marie Williams… She makes Death Tax work. Brava.”

Review by Ed Huyck, City Pages

“Regina Marie Williams does terrific work as Tina, quickly crafting a character with multiple facets. She is instantly engaging and even likable, and that helps to drag us further and further into her scheming head.” Read the full review »

Review by cherryandspoon.com

“In a world with an aging baby boomer population and advances in medicine that see people living longer than ever before, the new play Death Tax is a timely look at the elderly and how we treat them. … In just five short scenes (nicely spelled out for us by playwright Lucas Hnath), with four actors typically in two-person scenes, and an extremely sparse set, this play brings up many issues around this topic but, like any good play, doesn’t provide easy answers. Rather it provides much food for thought and conversation.”

Review by Minnesota Theater Love

“Beautifully acted by a cast of four, and performed on a spare stage in Pillsbury House’s intimate space, I was absolutely riveted by this play. I loved the naturalistic speech, and the very realistic ways we follow the thoughts and progression of character.”

Review by Arthur Dorman, Talkin’ Broadway

“any work of art—visual, literary, musical or dramatic—that can prompt such meaningful, important discussions has a place in our lives, and in this case, on our stage” Read the full review »

Review by MinnPost

“A stellar cast and a tough topic none of us can avoid forever – end-of-life planning – make this a worthwhile evening at the theater.” Read the full review »

Features

Star Tribune Five Favorites of the Week
L’Etoile Magazine Weekend What’s What
“Pillsbury House Explores the End of Life in Death Tax” on City Pages

 

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