The Napa Register called this production “bright, daring” and the performances “superbly ironic” and “elegantly smooth.”
This is a show you don’t want to miss—but don't take our word for it! The show garnered patron comments like “the acting was sublime, the directing and staging superb”, “extraordinary performance from the cast” and “performed with panache and assurance.” The overall production comes highly recommended as well, eliciting such glowing remarks as “The Lover is a mind-bending expose on how couples can play naughty little games – smokin’ hot!” and “an excellent play, don’t miss it… I can assure you, it is a total enjoyment!!”
The Lover is a quirky, tense, intriguing play by Harold Pinter that examines the private intricacies of modern marriage. To all outward appearances, Sarah and Richard are a respectable, conventional suburban couple. Behind closed doors, however, the couple enjoys a surprising and intriguing arrangement… Like any of Pinter’s works, this one-act contains the laughs, tears, and tensions that arise from the social intricacies of modern life.
Starring Richard Pallaziol, June Alane Reif, Robert Silva and Walter Hamlin. Directed by Debbie Baumann.