All theatrical roads are leading to Lucas Hnath these days. As if to celebrate, Mr. Hnath would like to mess with our minds. He pretty much says so in the program, quoting his director Les Waters as having first used the phrase and defining it thusly, “It’s the place where the line between this world and some other world is very thin.” Hnath made a note of the phrase, thinking it would make a... Read more
The Thin Place
Playwrights Horizons continues its 2019-2020 Off-Broadway Season with the New York premiere of The Thin Place, written by Lucas Hnath and directed by Les Waters.
Performances are staged at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Playwrights Horizons.
(Photos by Joan Marcus)
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Everyone who ever died is still here, just in a different part of here. Linda can communicate with them. And if you believe, she can make you hear them, too — in the thin place, the fragile boundary between our world and the other one. With acuity and relentless curiosity, Lucas Hnath’s play transforms the theater into an intimate séance, crafting an unnerving testament to the power of the mind, which has a mind of its own.