THE LAST WORD
Written By: Gamal Abdel Chasten of UNIVERSES
Directed by: Dara Serber
Mixing the lively pace of a three-ring circus with the soulful spirit of a New Orleans jazz processional, Gamal Chasten explores the hopes, dreams and regrets that accompany the death of a loved one in this music-theater piece. As the ring leader to this segmented narrative, Chasten guides us through a series of stylized scenes ranging from Vaudeville to classic musical theater to 50's drama and reality TV, each offering a light-hearted glimpse at one dysfunctional family as they cope with the loss of their father.