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A couple bound by a mystery in 'Body of Water'

A couple bound by a mystery in 'Body of Water'

"A Body of Water" Call it a lack-of-memory play. Lee Blessing's "A Body of Water," now in its local premiere at Redtwist Theatre under Mary Reynard's direction, takes its audience through blind alleys, rabbit holes and more twists than a corkscrew as it unfolds several possible takes on an aging couple's mutual amnesia, only to end up becalmed in its own narrative contrivances. But at least this production has strong acting to carry us through the slow patches. Moss (Brian Parry) and Avis (Jan Ellen Graves) wake up in a lovely home, surrounded on four sides by water. Where are they? Who are they? The two have no idea, and the appearance of a young woman...

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