Tag Archives: Robert Askins
Hand To God Explores Man’s Baser Nature With Pitch Black Comedy — And Puppets
Okay, yes, Hand to God has cute obscenity-spouting puppets having sex on stage, but the similarities to Avenue Q stops dead right there. This scorchingly funny and aggressively irreverent play at GableStage is a pitch black comedy about using the fiction of religion to rationalize and excuse the baser natural instincts of Mankind.
Posted in Performances, Reviews Tagged Casey Sacco, GableStage, Hand To God, Joseph Adler, Kristian Bikic, Margery Lowe, Robert Askins, Stephen G. Anthony, Wesley Slade Leave a comment
Report From New York: Inky Comedy Hand To God Is Riveting, Riotous And Deeply Unnerving
“Dark comedy” usually refers to a blithely cynical or whistling-past-the-graveyard attitude, but in the hilarious and unnerving Hand To God the darkness is pure visceral evil.
Posted in Performances Tagged Geneva Carr, Hand To God, Marc Kudisch, Robert Askins Leave a comment