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Prodigal Son
Off Broadway, New York City Center Stage I, Manhattan Theater Club

Reviewed by Zachary Conner

BOTTOM LINE: An intelligent and provocative coming-of-age story set against the background of religious and academic isolation.

From John Patrick Shanley, celebrated playwright of Doubt and Moonstruck, comes his latest play Prodigal Son, an autobiographical look at the author’s formative years spent at Thomas More Preparatory School. In the production’s opening moments, beautifully constructed by scenic designer Santo Loquasto, we are introduced to a world ill-equipped to deal with a young man whose mind bursts at the seams…

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Featured Artist

MEGHAN FINN & ALAINA FERRIS

The work of Meghan Finn (director) and Alaina Ferris (composer/performer) can currently be seen in The Offending Gesture, playing at The Connelly Theater, 440 East 4th Street, through January 23rd. Check out this interview with Meghan and Alaina to learn more about their process and this funny, poignant play about Nazi Germany, war, and dogs. Read the Theasy review of The Offending Gesture here. It's a Best Bet!