Tag Archives: The Assembly

SEAGULLMACHINE: Less Hiccup, More Smash?

When I hear that two pieces have been “smashed together,” I make certain assumptions. If I read “conceived by” or “created by the ensemble,” I expect a piece so thoroughly picked apart and put back together, it barely recognizes the original source material. At the

Class and Expectations in The Assembly’s That Poor Dream

  In their play That Poor Dream, which recently concluded a run at the New Ohio Theatre, the downtown theater collective the Assembly freely adapted Charles Dickens’s Great Expectations to bring that classic into the twenty-first century, drawing inspiration from an eclectic list of politically-oriented