BOTTOM LINE: The Antipodes is Annie Baker's most self-aware character-driven work yet, with every moment existing as both literal and allegorical.
In Annie Baker’s play The Antipodes, heavy-hitting concepts of time and story are poetically tackled. The action occurs in a standard metropolitan conference room, with fluorescent recessed overhead lighting, a stash of La Croix seltzer large enough to quench the collective thirst of a small village, and a polished arrowhead-shaped table leaving space for only one leader. Unsurprisingly, the table is filled by six men and one woman. What is surprising...
The Festival runs February 13 - March 5.
2 Theaters, 3 Weeks, 12 Days, 30 independent theater companies, and over 150 performances.
We will be reviewing each and every of the 30 shows in the festival.