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Dotty lives what most of us would consider a “sheltered life.”
She hasn’t left her apartment in seven years. She suspects absolutely nothing when a nude photo of another woman appears in the jacket pocket of her less-than-affectionate husband Hamel. She still follows her mother’s advice that would make even a 1950s housewife cringe. Dotty’s style of dress also seems stuck in that period.
She lives an existence that seems straight out of Samuel Beckett-style absurdism. But what happens next would be more fitting in a Lewis Carroll novel than anything else.
Burien Actor’s Theatre opens its 35th season with “Out of Sterno” by Deborah Zoe Laufer, a surrealist black comedy that explores a naïve young woman’s awakening to modern feminism with quirky twists and turns that keep you guessing up until the very end.More ›