October 23, 2015 - November 14, 2015
by Will Eno
directed by Rebecca Lingafelter
Imago Theatre - 17 SE 8th Ave, Portland, OR 97214
Meet Jennifer and Bob. They’re the Joneses. Meet Pony and John. They’re also the Joneses. They’re next door neighbors. Keeping up with them can feel awfully familiar in this hilarious and humane look at how we live. Literate and slyly hilarious, this award-winning play dives deep below the surface with subtle grace.
Despite the specters of decline and death that haunt Eno’s script, his mordant dialogue earns well-deserved laughs…The quartet of actors navigate this bittersweet prose effortlessly, seeming natural as they inhabit the characters’ idiosyncrasies. Eno and the actors show deep compassion for these couples, and it’s contagiousWillamette Week