The Door **

The Door

The Door. Image courtesy of the EdFringe Media Office

Gilded Balloon Teviot, 7 – 29 August 2010

Reviewed for The List (issue 664)

Two men argue in spiteful spirals about responsibility and religion as a door bangs offstage. Each has his own particular brand of self-righteous posturing; both are equally grating. The outcome of the debate is unexpected without being contrived, and is delivered more theatrically than the rest of the play, but who cares about the outcome when neither party engages our empathy?

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