“ The script's great virtue is its lushly primitivist language, whose delirious feel director Kimberly Senior has artfully translated as a full-blown waking dream. Nic Dimond's set and Brendan Healey's lighting combine to produce dozens of voluptuous, glowing effects, periodically making another spectator of a scrim-shrouded fiddler (Julie Stanton, playing music by Andre Pluess). The cast—Jennifer Avery, Chris Hainsworth, and John Ferrick—do strong, sincere work … ”— Chicago Reader
Strawdog continues its 15th Season with this sparse and beautifully poetic play by Scottish playwright David Harrower.
Knives in Hens brings to life a community that fears change. Where the lives of three people—a farmer, his wife and the town's outcast miller—are dangerously woven together. As their realities collide, they are forced to deal with the power of the human imagination and in turn, the inevitability of progress.
Strawdog welcomes director Kimberly Senior, director of Collaboraction's Jeff-award winning The Life and Times of Tulsa Love Child.