— Mare Winningham and Jeff Perry star in Nina Raine's comedy.
|Preview||feb 16, 2012|
|Opening||mar 04, 2012|
|Closing||jan 20, 2013|
2hrs. 15mins. (1 Intermission)
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Tribes follows Billy, a deaf man raised inside the fiercely idiosyncratic and unrepentantly politically incorrect cocoon of his home in his parents' house. He has adapted brilliantly to his hearing family’s unconventional ways, but they’ve never bothered to return the favor. It’s not until he meets Sylvia, a young woman on the brink of deafness, that he finally understands what it means to be understood.
What is Tribes Like?
Tribes is a comedy-drama hybrid that is both raucously funny and intensely heartbreaking. David Cromer’s intimate staging is in the round, and the cast often performs only inches from the audience. Words and images are projected onto set pieces, walls and even audience members, transforming ...