The Hairy Ape
Presented by Theatre Incarnate for "Oneillfest"
Reviewed: 2006-02-13 16:53:19
Rated: 5 out of 10 
By: Lorraine James (e-mail private -- log in to view)
I'd never seen an O'Neill play before, so I wasn't sure what to expect. I was assuming something like Wilde or Pinter, but this play was very primal, with people running around all dirty in tank tops or shirtless. There was one woman [Brenda McLean's Miss "Desiree" Douglas] who looked upper-classed, contrasting everyone else, especially Yank, played by Delf Gravert. The acoustics in the Park Theatre were bad in that there was too much sound bouncing off the walls like a high school gym, which was distracting. I was pleasantly surprised by the performance of Karl Eckstrand's Paddy: Nice Work.
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