Saturday, May 25

Tag: Puppets

Puppets – Paradise in the Vault
Scotland

Puppets – Paradise in the Vault

Two estranged brothers, Conny (Freddie Mitchell) and Lonny (Alex Davies), are thrown together in the basement of Lonny’s pub.  We watch as they get to know each other again, fighting, sharing, and grieving together as only siblings can. One minute, the brothers fly at each other in a rage, hurling words like weapons. This alternates with expressions of tenderness and compassion. The dynamic between the two actors is a marvel to behold, and I wonder if they are brothers, or at least lifelong friends in real life.  They listen and react to each other beautifully. This is a masterclass in actor chemistry, and I strongly recommend that every actor goes to see this production. The script, by writer/director Barney Watts, is breath taking.  Every word has power, and the...