Male initiation into manhood. To set upon in a forceful, violent, or hostile way. Usually instigated by the father. resulting in the dropping or shrinking of testes. For occurrences later in life see (atonement).
Four out of five stars from Time Out New York:
~ "Nuanced acting and poignant remembrances that might do Sam Shepard proud."
~ "There's a lot going on under the hood in Garage and it's surprises have real horsepower!"
New York Theatre Review:
~ "Terrifying!! Heartbreaking, shocking!"
~ "GARAGE has got some teeth..."
~ "This play just plain works."
Garage is the story of David Lawson, who has returned to small-town Arkansas with his wife Susan for the funeral of his father, Emmett, from whom he had consciously distanced himself over the years. As David is confronted with his pent-up past, he and Susan must also contend with Brandon, Emmett's foul-mouthed protege and David's childhood rival, who might very well offer a key to David's haunted sense of self-worth and reveal the often amusing but ultimately tragic human experience of Garage.