REVIEW: PA Theatre Guide, Elanor Ruth Smith

By December 6, 2016Uncategorized

“Is what I see the same as what you see? Is what you call “red” and what I call “red” the same? This popular thought experiment makes great cocktail party talk, but for some, the question of “What do you see?” is not a casual one. Many people are familiar with the book, “The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat,” a collection of case studies published by neurologist Oliver Sacks in 1985.  Less well known is that the titular case study was adapted into an opera a year later in 1986. Quantum Theatre’s production, running now through December 11th, is a slick take on the show, incorporating video projections, taped segments, and sourced material to tell the story of Dr. and Mrs. P.”

by Elanor Ruth Smith, PA Theatre Guide

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