Playwright: David Rabe
Date: February 5, 2005
Location: Acorn Theatre, Broadway, New York City
Quality: Fan shot from the audience. Not particularly wonderful quality but the majority of the play is visible and audible.
Duration: 2 hours, 54 minutes
Details: Hurlyburly is a dark comedy play by David Rabe, first staged in 1984. The title refers to dialogue from Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Hurlyburly depicts the intersecting lives of several low-to-mid-level Hollywood players in the 1980s. Fueled by large quantities of drugs, they attempt to find meaning in their isolated, empty lives. Cast includes: Ethan Hawke, Catherine Kellner, Parker Posey, and Wallace Shawn.