Dr Apple’s Last Lecture
Energetic acting, but ultimately without a point
This article is from 2011.
Depicting a drug trip live on stage was always going to be challenge. But in this tale of an uptight psychology professor deciding to expand his consciousness, the end result is self-indulgent rather than revelatory. Many of the play’s images are striking, and the acting is energetic, but ultimately you’re left wondering what point it’s trying to make.
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