The 6 1/2-hour 'Gatz,' a 'Great Gatsby' re-creation coming to REDCAT
November 25, 2012
Marathon plays stand the test of time
Call it "Long Day's Journey Into Intermission." Or maybe "Waiting ... and Waiting ... and Waiting for Godot."
It is the marathon play or performance piece, the theatrical equivalent of the Tour de France or the nine-course prix fixe menu at the French Laundry. Done poorly it can seem like an endurance test or a stunt. Done brilliantly it can be transformational for those putting on the show as well as those watching it. Read Story