12/16/15 11:23am
How_to_Get_Into_Buildings_featuring_Kristine_Harune_Lee,_Jess_Barbagallo,_Jacob_A._Ware,_Mike_Iveson_Photo_credit_Andre_Callot

Why is this waiter angry? You’ll figure it out. Photos by Andre Callot

All credit to the director and actors of How To Get Into Buildings, the new play at the Brick. Without Katherine Brook’s relentless, searching direction and the game performances of her six performers, Trish Harnetiaux’s new show could have been less the fireball catastrophe that (I think) it wants to be, and more an interminable mash of free associative gobbly-gook. That reads meaner than I intend it to though. I liked the writing, I swear, I did. And I enjoyed this show. Why? Well, let’s try to figure that out together. (more…)