It’s Going to Cost You: CK Reviews The Cost of Living (for Parterre Box)

Cost of Living, the Pulitzer Prize–winning play by Martyna Majok now on Broadway, overflows with complexity. It begins with the title. Majok’s writing concerns itself with class, which lends a literal meaning to the moniker. At least three of the four characters could be counted among the working poor, scraping by on menial jobs that leave them toeing the poverty line.

With a verisimilitude that few playwrights today even approach, Majok presents a believable struggle onstage, showing the well-heeled audience at Manhattan Theatre Club what it looks like when you’re just a few moves away from losing everything…

Click here to read the full post at Parterre Box.

Categories: Criticism, New York, PARTERRE BOX

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