Eric Gordon: Trilogy is a masterful tour de force that celebrates the Latino Theater Company’s 30th anniversary, its 10th year operating at the LATC, and indeed the entire Mexican-American immigrant and assimilation experience.
Eric Gordon: Karen Rizzo has captured the sickness of this über-financialized moment in history with the Brechtian net of her sexually-infused dialogue.
Eric Gordon: As one of the four members of The Weavers, a leftie folk music ensemble in the early 1950s that topped the charts briefly until McCarthyism brought them down, Ronnie Gilbert earned a permanent place in American musical and political history.
Eric Gordon: At least a dozen of the author’s characters — who in the author’s words “nudged up the boundaries of human potential” — would make suitable subjects for playwrights, screenwriters and librettists for musical theatre.
Eric Gordon: The convoluted story leaves the characters with Allen’s wise and by now standard conflation of regrets, nostalgia, compromises, missteps and missed chances. A metaphor for life itself. Loved his fog of uncertain outcomes.