Greenberg Play “Assembled Parties” a Pointed Character Study

I attended a performance of Richard Greenberg’s “The Assembled Parties” a week ago, with my usual theater-going companion, who was the one who really wanted to see this one.  The play presents us with the annual Christmas dinner gathering of a secular Jewish family on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in 1980 (Act I) and 2000 (Act II). 

 Of course, there must be dysfunction and tensions for a play like this to be interesting, … <Read More>