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'Bulrusher,' a Pulitzer finalist, is given a mesmerizing L.A. premiere
'Bulrusher,' a Pulitzer finalist, is given a mesmerizing L.A. premiere

The Los Angeles premiere of 2007 Pulitzer finalist “Bulrusher,” presented by Skylight Theatre Company and Lower Depth Theatre Ensemble, is a sometimes undisciplined outpouring that can frustrate and fascinate in equal measure. Nevertheless, director Nataki Garrett's precisely rendered staging of Eisa Davis' flawed but remarkable play unfolds with a mesmeric leisureliness, taking on the power and potency of myth.  The action, set in 1955, transpires in the real-life Northern California town of Boonville, known for its indigenous language, Boontling, a colorful patois liberally sprinkled throughout the play.  The setting may be real, but the inhabitants of...

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