Shrink "Rap": Highlights From Freud's Last Session Off-Broadway
Mark H. Dold is Christian writer C.S. Lewis and Martin Rayner is
atheist psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud in the fictional meeting-of-minds play, Freud's Last Session. The Mark St. Germain comedy-drama, a regional hit, opened Off-Broadway July 22.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.