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Best Local Play

Nine Imaginary Cows' There Have Been Other Men in My Wife's Bed at theatre project

Posted 9/16/2009

This debut production from local theater company Nine Imaginary Cows winningly pushed the boundaries of conventional dramatic space. Ostensibly the story of a play about a marriage--inspired, possibly, by playwright Tom Shade's own marriage, starring his wife Stephanie Santer and his Nine Imaginary Cows co-founders Temple Crocker and Ben King--Other moves through ideas of storytelling, which necessarily become ideas of communication, which, because of the play-within-the-play's focus on a marriage, starts to examine ideas of reliable narrators and trust in general. It ends up feeling a bit like Wallace Shawn tackling Fellini.

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Other Awards for Best Local Play:

Memorial Day, Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre, 9/19/2001

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