Theater: Beguiling Visions RECKLESS

by Craig Lucas

A woman lies in bed listening to Christmas songs, crooning to her husband about their children. Abruptly he leaps from her side, explains that he has hired a hit man to kill her and regrets the action, but that it is too late for her to do anything except flee. This does not make much sense, nor will most of what happens to the woman during the next two hours onstage, yet bolt she does. So begins what seems to be a years-long trek that brings her into contact with tacky game shows, corrupt charities, alcoholic despondency and mass murder-though it...

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