Family dysfunction at its best in Manbites Dog ‘The Open House’
Director Jeff Storer astutely mines the inherent humor of strained relationships but also unveils the deep hurts and lasting regrets they spawn. His cast admirably handles the non sequitur dialogue and keeps the pacing tight....it’s knee-slappingly funny, especially in Manbites Dog Theater’s perfectly cast and keenly directed production.
Awkwardness Turns into Satisfaction at Manbites Dog’s The Open House
Manbites Dog artistic director Jeff Storer places tremendous trust in his actors and his audience, allowing the discomfort to play out steadily and encouraging his actors to keep everything held back. Until the mid-play shift, that is.