STAIN

STAIN

STAIN

Written By Tony Glazer

Directed by Scott C. Embler

What doesn't kill you leaves a mark

STAIN follows 15-year-old Thomas through his quickly-crumbling life and the secrets his family tries to keep at bay. In this darkly comic piece about the complexities of family, Thomas is confronted with a choice that will either save or mark him forever.

REVIEWS

"'Stain' presents the grand bull moose winner of dysfunctional families"

— Variety

 

"Compared to August: Osage County, Tony Glazer's new play Stain is [its] younger, hungrier cousin ."

— Backstage

 

"Talented actors -- stomach-turning plot"

— Time Out New York

 

"Director Scott C. Embler has several fine actors to work with - Tobias Segal and Summer Crockett Moore as his mother Julia, especially ..."

— Variety

 

"Glazer's drama offers a beautifully paced, convincingly performed stage experience."

— Offoffonline.com

 

"Stain confronts some cringe-inducing issues without flinching, which is admirable."

— Edge

 

"Stain is nothing if not watchable . Glazer keeps our attention ... "

— Variety

 

"Scott C. Embler has directed his company into giving good, even excellent performances."

— TheaterScene

"Glazer's use of dark, verbal humor adds a sense of much-needed buoyancy to his work that reminds one of films like Burr Steers' Igby Goes Down."

— Offoffonline.com

 

"Trenchant humor and contemporary sensibility. The writing reaches the right level of honesty heightened by theatricality."

— Backstage

 

"Multi-layered characters that get your attention"

— Variety

 

"Tony Glazer writes dialogue and scenes effortlessly"

— TheaterScene

 

"Hilariously revolting . snappily written"

— Variety

 

"'Stain,' which revels in shocking surprise, plays like a hip, drawn-out version of the film 'Chinatown.'"

— Edge

 

"Glazer's plays will continue to be worth watching."

— Variety