Flash Review: Collected Stories

(Photo by Sarah Morgan Cohen-Smith)

At this point, you may be ready to keel over under the weight of all these senior theses you’re expected to see just to keep considering yourself a cultured Kenyon student. How many more tormented people can you possibly witness making tough decisions onstage? Though Donald Margulies’ Collected Stories, the thesis of Rachel Sachnoff and Caroline Lindy as directed by Alyssa White, presents another set of characters contending with tricky moral issues, it’s a fresh, simplistic story that, when I saw it on Thursday, left the audience enthralled, asking each other “So whose side are you on?” hours after the curtain fell. Continue reading