[An] utter hopelessness is the most keenly tangible element of Cockroach, permeating its every scene while creating a bleak alternative reality of our own recent history. The script uses bursts of action, language and violence to tell its story, and director Christopher Basile’s staging accurately captures the noise, confusion, tension and chaos of a rowdy high-school classroom.Tickets for this weekend's performance remain available for purchase online or by calling 1-800-838-3006. $21 general admission, $11 for students of Post-Orwellian British high schools and fine upstanding learning institutions of the United States alike.
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Today comes a review of COKROACH from the O.C. Register's own Eric Marchese, Orange County's long-suffering theater critic and ragtime enthusiast (no relevance here, we just enjoy mentioning it):