Kim Egan and Michael LaFleur in Strike-Slip. Photo by Josh Cragun, courtesy Nimbus.
I have to hand it to the folks at Nimbus for attempting such an ambitious production as Strike-Slip by Naomi Iizuka, now playing at the Minneapolis Theatre Garage. With a large cast, a hugely innovative design, and a play that tackles themes of violence, cross-cultural connections, and redemption, the company must be given credit for risk-taking. Unfortunately, they are hindered by the script itself, which relies too heavily on coincidences and has little to say.MORE »