Review: Filthy Talk for Troubled Times, Basic Mountain, Edinburgh

Published in Fest on August 15, 2015

Why revive Neil LaBute’s 1990 debut play? It’s a short, unpleasant, rarely-performed piece set in a strip club, where dumb, cruel men and a couple of waitresses banter, each breaking out to address the audience with tales supposed to be out-there in their honesty. Maybe they had bite 25 years ago; now they reek of cliché. Continue reading “Review: Filthy Talk for Troubled Times, Basic Mountain, Edinburgh”