As we grow up, do we lose our ability to make believe? Or do we merely get better at the nuances of pretending and master the skill of mirroring the way we believe ourselves to fit in the world? In Bess Wohl’s Make Believe, now playing at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theater, the Conlee children face two tragedies, the departure of their mother under unknown circumstances and the death of a... Read more
Second Stage Theater concludes its 40th Anniversary Season off-Broadway with the New York premiere of Bess Wohl's Make Believe, directed by four-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif.
(Photos by Joan Marcus)
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When does real life collide with make believe? For the four Conlee kids, ages 5 to 10, playing house is no longer a game when their parents inexplicably disappear. Thirty-two years later, their search for answers continues. Make Believe offers a look inside the minds of children, their parents and the mysteries of childhood that haunt us forever.