About This Show

In a simple Brooklyn brownstone, 79-year-old Alexandra lives a solitary existence with her fleeting memories and enough explosives to take down most of the block. At an impasse with her family over how she should spend her autumn years, Alexandra’s long-absent son enters as a most unlikely mediator, to try and save his mother’s life as much as his own. Funny and sweet, aching and revelatory, this perceptive play reveals both the fragility and ferocity of life. Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons (Bonnie and Clyde, Roseanne) and two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Spinella (Angels in America) make their Arena Stage debuts.

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: September 6, 2013 Final Performance: October 20, 2013

Theatermania Review

| | September 23, 2013
Estelle Parsons and Stephen Spinella lead the cast of Eric Coble’s new drama at Arena Stage.

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