By Kenneth Jones
26 Jan 2012
|Photo by Terry Shapiro|
At Myriam's Passover Seder, there is "a multicultural mix of family and friends," offering the chance for "politics and religion [to] hijack the conversation, severely testing the ties that bind," according to the Tony Award-honored DCTC. "Is peace not possible — even at the dinner table?"
The cast of Two Things You Don't Talk About at Dinner includes Mimi Lieber (Broadway's Brooklyn Boy and 2002's I'm Not Rappaport) as Myriam, Lenny Wolpe (Broadway's Wicked, The Drowsy Chaperone) as Jack, Karen Pittman as Nikki, Ben Morrow as Christopher, Sala Iwamatsu as Kimiko, Shana Dowdeswell as Rachelle, Sophia Espinosa as Mable, Catherine E. Coulson as Ginny, John Hutton as Josh, Sam Gregory as Dan, Caitlin O'Connell as Alice, Gabriella Cavallero as Lupe and Nasser Faris as Sam.
The creative team includes scenic designer Kevin Depinet, costume designer Anne Kennedy, lighting designer Charles R. MacLeod, sound designer Jason Ducat and dramaturg Doug Langworthy.
Her other plays include Distracted; Living Out; The Waiting Room; Expecting Isabel; Bocon!; Maria, Maria, Maria, Maria!; Accelerando; Looking For Angels; Cuts; Chain Of Life; Birds; A Crowd of Two and Broken Hearts.
Director Goldberg is artistic director of the National Playwrights Conference at The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center.
For tickets and information, call (303) 893-4100 or visit www.denvercenter.org.