What in tarnation is going on here? Why the sudden glut of plays that are three hours long? Have all the dramaturges traded in their shingles for a "Gone Fishin'" sign? Three hours is just too damn long - The Ferryman is an exception. Greater Clements has now joined the three hour club, and for no good reason unless exposition and obfuscation are your preferred delivery formats for the theatre... Read more
Lincoln Center Theater presents Greater Clements, a new play by Samuel D. Hunter, directed by David McCallum, as part of its 2019-2020 season.
(Photos by Charles T. Erickson)
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The once-proud mining town of Clements, Idaho is rapidly disintegrating. As Maggie prepares to close one of the town’s last remaining businesses, a visitor arrives on her doorstep, resurrecting long-buried hope and shame rooted in her family’s past and the town’s history. Now, for the first time in nearly fifty years, Maggie is forced to consider if the life she envisioned for herself at seventeen might still be possible today.