The format of Alice Birch’s Anatomy of a Suicide, currently enjoying its US premiere at the Atlantic Theater Company, has been described as experimental. Which surprises me since Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey has been using the three-ring circus format for over a hundred years now. Of course, the circus is not trying to provide a narrative or explore complex familial and societal... Read more
Anatomy of a Suicide
Atlantic Theater Company continues its 2019-2020 Off-Broadway season with the US premiere of Anatomy of a Suicide, written by Alice Birch and directed by Obie Award winner Lileana Blain-Cruz.
(Photos by Ahron R. Foster)
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Three generations of women. Their lives play out simultaneously. For each, the chaos of what has come before brings a painful legacy. Anatomy of a Suicide is a revelatory exploration of mothers and daughters.