Review: Don DiLillio’s VALPARAISO

FATE’s production of Don DeLillo’s Valparaiso 

by Zack Smith

If nothing else, Free Association Theater Ensemble’s production of Don DeLillo’s Valparaiso at Common Ground deserves points for creative staging. The staging area is set up like rows of airplane seats, with the playbill and tickets given out as boarding passes and free peanuts distributed at intermission. As clever as the production is, though, it still has to contend with a surreal, intellectual script that doesn’t necessarily make for a coherent storyline.

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Published by Zack

Zack Smith is a writer and journalist. He has written for such web sites and publications as Newsarama.com, the Independent Weekly of Durham NC, Triangle Business Journal, Comic Book Resources and the Lynchburg News and Advance. He has a Master's in Journalism from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, and a degree in English with minors in Film Studies and Creative Writing from NC State University. He also writes children's books.

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