Milwaukee Magazine says, "The anchor of the production is the beautifully nuanced performance of Raeleen McMillion as Martha, as quintessential a matriarch as Ma Joad or O’Neill’s Josie Hogan. Her life and spirit is in the details, and McMillion uses the everyday rituals of home life to mask the growing unease that is finally unleashed in the play’s heart-rending final scene.
In a time when smart-phone attention spans grow more fidgety each year, it’s refreshing to spend time inside a world that doesn’t try to frantically hold its audience with frequent plot twists and turns.
(Screenwriters these days write roller coaster stories to encourage audiences to watch and “tweet” shows during live broadcast.)
There is certainly surprise and suspense here, but Matthews, Wright and the cast trust the power of a simple story—one that involves recognizable and flawed human beings—to hold both our attention and put us in touch with the strength of the human spirit that prevails in a world often beset by pain and tragedy."
Read the entire Milwaukee Magazine review here. Make sure to read the JSOnline or Third Coast Daily reviews as well!