Eric A. Gordon: Only in the act of going through the motions of reconciliation do we see that each of these five people brings to the table a certain amount of dishonesty and disingenuousness, perhaps some of them subconscious up to this point.
Ed Rampell: What makes this West Coast premiere so unusual is how it combines up-to-date technology with timeless imagination to create a new type of stagemanship to tell this mythic story.
Ed Rampell: As in 1989’s Last Exit to Brooklyn, in Vig Burt Young plays a character named “Big Joe”, who’s gory, glory wiseguy days are behind him.
Andy Piascik: The Group was committed to both staging plays about the social problems confronting Depression-era America and to utilizing the innovative acting techniques of Constantin Stanislavsky that eventually became known as the Method.
Ed Rampell: Watching the scandals and crimes that ensnared the family of oil moneybags Edward Doheny unfold where the real life tragedy the drama is based upon did almost 90 years ago is extraordinarily unique and riveting.