Review: Daffodils, a play with songs, Traverse

Published in Fest on August 8, 2016

Eric’s parents met in a patch of daffodils by a lake. As an 18 year old, in 1964, he sees Rose in that same patch — drunk, covered in mud and vomit — and takes her home. As meet-cutes go, its troubling nature is oddly ignored: this is the start of what seems like a very sweet, very conventional romance, inspired by New Zealand playwright Rochelle Bright’s own parents. Continue reading “Review: Daffodils, a play with songs, Traverse”