Drama at the Dinner Table: Dysfunctional Dinners on Broadway

By Carey Purcell
28 Nov 2013



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Be careful whom you ask to toast you at family gatherings. David Eldridge's stage adaptation of the Danish film of the same name follows a 60th birthday celebration of a wealthy patriarch, attended by his large family. The party takes a turn for the worse when his grown son gives a "truth speech" revealing he was sexually abused by his father as a child.



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