Posts Tagged: Woman and Scarecrow review

Acting shines in slow-burning ‘Woman and Scarecrow’

Karen Baum and Nike Doukas in Marina Carr's Woman and Scarecrow at PICT Classic Theatre. Photo by Connor Mulvaney

By Bob Hoover, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette PICT’s resident Irishman Alan Stanford plants a thick swath of peat for his theater company’s latest production, “Woman and Scarecrow,” by fellow Hibernian Marina Carr. The play fans the smoky fuel of the island’s favorite subjects – motherhood and death – into a slow-burning drama (145 minutes) of intense passions… Read more »

Pict’s ‘Woman’ shows strength in characters

Karen Baum and Nike Doukas in Marina Carr's Woman and Scarecrow at PICT Classic Theatre. Photo by Jasmine Goldband.

  By Alice Carter, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review A woman is dying. That’s exactly what she does 21⁄2 hours later in Pict Classic Theatre’s production of Marina Carr’s “Woman and Scarecrow.” Over the course of two acts, Woman and the mysterious Scarecrow go over events in Woman’s life — regrets for things done and undone, concern for her… Read more »