By Russ Bickerstaff
December 9, 2014
In addition to being a provocative program of shorts, José Rivera’s Giants Have Us In Their Books provides an interesting range of different moods and emotions for actors. This makes it an excellent choice for a university production. The six-short program was staged by the UW-Milwaukee Department of Theatre last week in a one-week-only production in the intimate space of Kenilworth Studio 508.
The six stories had a beautiful, heartfelt, absurdist fugue about them. The program opened with a tale featuring Rachel Meldman as a girl who is rapidly turning into a plant. Meldman was charming there, but she made a much bigger comic impression as the best friend of a woman who was about to give birth to an angel in the last story of the program.
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