Abby Rosebrock’s highly touted play Blue Ridge, a dramatic dark comedy directed by Taibi Magar at Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater, in the hands of a lesser cast would have been tedious at best. The ensemble’s excellent characterizations in this production lift the piece to palatable.
Atlantic Theater Company continues its 2018-2019 season with the world premiere of Abby Rosebrock's Blue Ridge, directed by Taibi Magar and starring Tony Award nominee Marin Ireland.
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A progressive high-school teacher with a rage problem retaliates against her unscrupulous boss and is sentenced to six months at a church-sponsored halfway house, where she attends to everyone's recovery but her own. Set in Southern Appalachia, Blue Ridge is a pitch-dark comedy about heartbreak, hell-raising and healing.