Other Than That, Mr. Lincoln

Two brothers named Lincoln and Booth–well, this will end well.┬áMarin Theatre Company does Suzan-Lori Parks’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Topdog/Underdog, and I review it in today’s Marin Independent Journal. One point of interest for me is that a lot of it is about Three-card Monte and whether the mark ever has a chance to win. As a guy who actually fell for that con when I was 13, I learned the hard way that it doesn’t matter how closely you look. When money’s on the line, nothing’s left to chance.

Bowman Wright and Biko Eisen-Martin in Topdog/Underdog. Photo by David Allen.

Topdog/Underdog runs through October 28 at Marin Theatre Company, 397 Miller Ave., Mill Valley. http://marintheatre.org

Show #89 of 2012, attended October 2.

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