LaBute’s cycle of plays is the very definition of the term ‘variations on a theme’. A series of slow-burn mono and duologues, each set in the front seat of a car, the cycle serves, sometimes too explicitly, as a kind of social rap sheet.
A skilled actor, mimic and story-teller, Hussey
performs his own writing with energy and deft authority, if somewhat
broadly, aided by well-planned changes of pace and mood, and ably
assisted by an excellent sound and lighting design.