Category Archives: The Verge

The Verge at the Ontological-Hysteric Theater 2009

In November 2009 the Ontological-Hysteric Theater’s Incubator program for emerging artists produced The Verge directed by Alice Reagan and Performance Lab 115. New York Times critic Claudia La Rocco wrote, “It would be easy to reduce The Verge, Susan Glaspell’s 1921 play, to a feminist tract. Society forces Claire Archer into the boxes it deems acceptable; in attempting to escape those boxes, Claire goes mad. But that summary ignores the work’s wild heart, which, like its fragile, monstrous heroine, is somehow irreducible.” Continue reading

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The Verge at University of Missouri-Columbia 2009

The Verge was produced and directed by Cheryl Black, Associate Professor, Department of Theatre, University of Missouri-Columbia, and performed by MU students at the Corner Playhouse, April 2-5, 2009. Continue reading

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