Thursday, February 21, 2013
Everybody hurts sometimes, but “Sons of the Prophet” is a whip-smart reminder that human suffering is hardly distributed evenly. And it’s not just individual choices or broad social forces that make the difference. There’s also the matter of sheer dumb luck.
One of three finalists for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama last year, Stephen Karam’s dark comedy is onstage in an Arizona premiere by Stray Cat Theatre. Artistic director Ron May clearly has an affinity for this playwright’s wry sensibility, because like two earlier hits by Karam, “Sons of the Prophet” is a powerhouse production, combining the biting humor of “Speech & Debate” with the wrenching humanity of “columbinus.”
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SONS OF THE PROPHET